UIF

Where to Claim Maternity Benefits in South Africa

It’s not cheap to have kids in SA. The time you’ll take off work to care for your newborn might be yet another unexpected expense you’ll have to recover in some way. But that’s where maternity benefits come in. You just have to know when and how to claim it! …

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How Much UIF Maternity Benefit Can You Claim?

If you have been contributing to UIF for four years or more, you can claim for up to 238 days, or eight months. If you have been contributing for a shorter period, you can claim one day for every six days that you worked while you were contributing to the …

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How to Lodge a Claim For UIF Maternity Benefit

You can lodge a UIF claim if your employer goes bankrupt, your contract ends, or you are fired or retrenched. You have to lodge within six months of the date you stopped working. The first step is going to a department of labour office to sign an unemployment register. You …

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Documents you’ll need to claim UIF Maternity Benefits

It’s not cheap to have kids in SA. The time you’ll take off work to care for your newborn might be yet another unexpected expense you’ll have to recover in some way. But that’s where maternity benefits come in. You just have to know when and how to claim it! …

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What benefits do you receive from the UIF?

The UIF will pay you unemployment benefits, illness benefits, maternity benefits and death benefits. Illness benefits can be claimed if you are ill for two weeks or longer. Maternity benefits can be claimed if you are pregnant and taking maternity leave. You can take maternity leave from four weeks before …

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Who Can Claim UIF Maternity Benefit

The Unemployment Insurance Fund was set up by government to provide interim relief to workers who are between jobs, and women on maternity leave. You can or cannot claim UIF under the following circumstances: You can claim UIF Maternity Benefits if: You are a South African citizen in possession of …

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UIF Maternity Benefit Overview, Registration, Forms, Payments, Claim and Status

Everything a new mom needs to know about claiming maternity benefits in South Africa. UIF Maternity Benefit Overview, Registration, Forms, Payments, Claim and Status. What you need to know about claiming UIF. In SA, working moms get up to four months of paid maternity leave. In order to take care …

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