How do I check my pending UIF payout?

To check the status of your pending Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) payout, you can follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official website of the Department of Employment and Labour in South Africa at
  2. Click on the “Online Services” tab on the menu bar.
  3. Select “UIF services” from the drop-down menu.
  4. Choose “Check your UIF Status” from the list of services provided.
  5. Enter your South African ID number and the captcha code, and then click “Submit”.
  6. If your UIF claim is still pending, the status will show as “In Progress” or “Pending”.

You can also contact the UIF call center at 0800 030 007 to inquire about the status of your pending UIF payout. They may be able to provide more information and assistance regarding your claim.

It is important to note that UIF payouts may take some time to process, and there may be delays or other issues that can impact the status of your claim. If you have not received your payout after a reasonable amount of time or if you have any concerns or questions about your claim, it is advisable to follow up with the Department of Employment and Labour directly for further assistance.