The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) provides short-term relief to workers when they lose their jobs or are unable to work due to maternity leave, adoption leave, or illness. It also provides relief to surviving dependents of deceased contributors. uFiling is a secure online system presented to employers for registration, declaration, and payment of UIF contributions. Employees can also use the system to claim benefits such as unemployment, maternity, and sickness. In this article, you get the department of labour UIF contact deetails.

How You Can Apply For UIF Online

To activate your Employee account you need to have the following documents and information available:

  • A valid South African ID with 13 Digit South African ID number
  • Your e-mail address where all correspondence will be emailed
  • Cell phone number 
  • As an online registered Employee, you will be able to securely submit your Application for Benefits (for

Unemployment, Reduced Time Benefits, Maternity, Illness, and Adoption), to submit Continuation of Benefits and Notice of Appeal.

ProvinceResponsible OfficialLabour CentresCell NumbersEmails
Eastern CapeErna TerblanchePort Elizabeth/ Uitenhage/ Graaf Reinet/ Grahamstown/ Cradock082 800
Zukiswa SoldaatEast London/ King Williamstown/ Queenstown/ Aliwal North/ Fort Beaufort066 480
Ntombomzi DlovaTranskei066 480
Free StatePitso Potsane/ Zinhle MzilaWelkom/ Kroonstad/ Sasolburg063 693 7283/ 083 635
Tsietsi Mosothoane/ Corne van NiekerkBloemfontein/ Botshabelo/ Petrusburg/ Zastron076 981 0324/ 082 563 2403/ 082 908
Tebogo Mogotlane/ Andries Tshabalala/ Bibi NdlovuBethlehem/ Phuthaditjhaba/ Ficksburg/ Harrismith082 097 3461/ 082 306 6701/ 072 339
GautengPeter Godongwana / Lindiwe SibiyaJohannesburg/ Carletonville/ Roodepoort/ Sandton/ Randburg/ Soweto/ Maponya Processing Office082 883 7553/ 066 304
Sena Shangase/ Ntombi KhozaPretoria/ Temba/ Ga-Rankuwa/ Shoshanguve/ Atteridgeville/ Bronkhorstspruit/ Mamelodi/ Krugersdorp/ Randfontein082 908 2158/ 066 481
Gladys Sekhukhune/ Nomalan PillayGermiston/ Alberton/ Benoni/ Brakpan/ Kempton Park/ Vereeniging/ Vanderbijlpark/ Nigel/ Springs/ Boksburg/ Sebokeng082 827 0210/ 083 798
Kwazulu NatalGugu KhomoDurban/ Chatsworth, Pinetown, Prospecton,Verulam/ Phoenix/ Tongaat,Port Shepstone, Stanger, Ulundi/Jozini, Richardsbay/Eshowe072 849
Simenyiwe MchunuDurban/ Chatsworth, Pinetown, Prospecton,Verulam/ Phoenix/ Tongaat, Port Shepstone, Stanger, Ulundi/Jozini, Richardsbay/Eshowe066 489
Jabu FakaziPietermaritzburg, Richmond, Kokstad, Estcourt, Dundee, Ladysmith, Newcastle, Vryheid
082 772
LimpopoRonet LandmanAll Provincial Labour Centres076 792
MpumalangaMichael NkabindeKwamhlanga/ Middelburg/ Emalahleni082 483
Philisiwe MabuzaBarberton/ Malelane/ Mashishing/ Mbombela/ Sabie066 344
Nomvula MkhontoBethal/ Carolina/ Ermelo/ Mkhondo/ Secunda/ Standerton066 344
North WestMarcia MogamisiMafikeng/ Lichtenburg073 032
Lerato MitamboRustenburg079 872
Andrew MogonediwaBrits/ Mogwase078 408
Dlangamandla MabuselaKlerksdorp/ Potchefstroom078 408
Olebile PhiritshwaneVryburg/ Taung/ Christiana072 851
Northern CapeBulelani GwabeniDe Aar/ Postmasburg/ Kimberley/ Kuruman/ Upington/ Springbok/ Calvinia072 215
Western CapeThozama NgonyamaBellville082 438
Bhele MzinyatiCape Town076 879
Karen FullerMitchells Plain072 560
Rozetta Van WykPaarl082 888
Zulaigha SmithSomerset West082 796
Evril Adams-AugustVredenburg082 908
Tembekile HozaWorcester082 384
Hlanganisa DalasileBeaufort West072 354
Timoti NyakazaGeorge082 806
Sulette CronjeKnysna082 459
Gerhard Janse Van RensburgMossel Bay082 294
Denver SiebritzOudtshoorn082 301


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