If you are eligible to file a claim for UIF payment and you still have no clue about how to submit a request for payment, you are just on the right page.
Submitting payment requests is absolutely easy as long as you understand what it entails. In this article, we will be feeding you information that helps you understand the process of submitting UIF payment requests
How To Submit Payment Request Form UIF
As is the case with all operations related to the UIF, submitting a payment request form is an activity you can do manually or online.
Manual form submissions are done through in-person visits to any local Labour Centre. Online form submissions are done online through the UIF’s portal, https://www.ufiling.co.za.
To be able to access the online portal, you must have had an active account registered on the platform with valid login details [password and username].
Payment requests are usually submitted within fifteen days from notification of approval of submitted claims.
How To Request UIF Payment Online
If you are interested in requesting for UIF payment through the online channel, there are certain important steps you must take.
First, you have to submit your UIF claim through the uFiling portal. For that purpose, it is necessary that you must have an account duly registered and activated on the portal. To register, you will need a valid ID number, email and personal banking details.
Registration and claims applications require no payment. It is only after the approval of a submitted UIF claim that you can proceed to request UIF payment.
UIF payment requests can be made through the uFiling platform by taking the following steps:
- Log into your account through https://ufiling.labour.gov.za/uif/
- Click on ‘Benefit Application and Payments’ tab. This tab is the sixth item on the left
- Click on ‘Continuation of Benefits’.
- Select your type of benefit and proceed by tapping ‘Next’
- Verify your banking details and input personal details in the next two windows
- Confirm your location and Labour Centre.
- Confirm your employment status by submitting work-seeker information and submit
Once you have successfully done these steps, your payment request will be submitted and processed accordingly.
How To Claim UIF For a Deceased Person Online
If you are thinking about claiming UIF for a deceased person, the UIF allows you to do so within six months after the death of the person for which the claim is sought. Again, you must be related to the deceased: to elaborate, you must be the child, wife or husband of the deceased.
Unlike other benefits, death claims can only be made manually at a Labour Centre. Depending on your relationship to the deceased, you will have to attach copies of the following documents to a UF127 form:
- Your identity document.
- Last six pay slips of the deceased.
- Form UI19 containing the employer’s details
- Death certificate
- Marriage certificate
- A service certificate issued by the employer
- Proof of banking details
- Proof of guardianship
You will be issued with a form UF128. This form will be filled by the deceased’s employer and returned to the Labour Centre.
How To Claim UIF From Previous Employer
The Unemployment Insurance Fund is designed for South Africans who are of working age but are unemployed.
To be classed as ‘unemployed’ for the purpose of the UIF, you must have lost your job at your previous place of employment to be eligible to claim your UIF from your previous employer. Full information on how to go about the process of claiming your uif is available at https://www.labour.gov.za/DOL/legislation/acts/how-tos/unemployment-insurance-fund-uif/how-to-claim-uif-unemployment-benefits.
What Does It Mean Submit Request for Payment?
If you have been asked to ‘submit request for payment’ from UIF, congratulations. Receiving this message means that your claim application has been approved.
Submitting a request for payment is the last step you must complete before you can receive your benefits from the UIF.
How Do I Submit My UIF Claim Online?
All UIF claims are submitted online through the uFiling portal. The portal is accessible through https://www.ufiling.co.za.
Before submitting your UIF claim online, please ensure that your details are entered correctly and that you are eligible to make a claim from the UIF. Payment requests can be made online at the uFiling portal or manually at any Labour Centre close to you.
How Do I Submit My UI-19 Online?
A UI-19 form is a document every UIF claim applicant must submit for their applications to be considered complete and worthy of consideration for approval. Online submissions of this form are done at https://www.ufiling.co.za.
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