How to register your domestic worker for UIF

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Many people are not aware that when their domestic worker works more than 24 hours a month, they need to be registered for UIF. Here are easy steps to register for UIF:

How to register online:

• Get the necessary information ready – You will need the ID numbers of both employer and employee as well as both of your addresses.
• Complete the online registration which can be found here.

How to register via email

• Get the UI-8D and UI-19 forms here.
• Complete the forms for both yourself and your worker(s). The form for the registration of workers asks for an employer reference number. If you do not have a reference number yet, you can leave this part blank. The UIF will create a reference number and send it to you. Also ignore the part asking for a signature.
• Email the forms to webmaster@uif.gov.za

How to register via telephone

• Get information like the ID numbers and addresses of employers and workers ready before phoning the UIF office.
• Phone the UIF office on (012) 337 1680 and follow the instructions of the UIF official.

How to register via fax

• Get the UI-8D for domestic/private household and UI-19 forms from the nearest Department of Labour or Department of Labour’s website here.
• Complete the forms for both yourself and your worker(s). The form for the registration of workers asks for an employer reference number If you do not have a reference number yet, you can leave this part blank. The UIF will create a reference number and send it to you.
• Fax the completed forms to the UIF at 086 713 3000.

How to register via post

• Get the UI-8D and UI-19 forms here.
• Complete the forms for both yourself and your worker(s). The form for the registration of workers asks for an employer reference number. If you do not have a reference number yet, you can leave this part blank. The UIF will create a reference number and send it to you.
• Post the forms to the UIF at
The UIF
Pretoria
0052

How to register at a Labour Centre

• Get information like the ID numbers and addresses of employers and workers ready before going to the Labour Centre.
• Get the UI-8 and UI-19 (for business employers) or the UI-8D and UI-19 (for domestic employers) forms from the Labour Centre staff.
• Complete the forms for both yourself and your worker(s). The form for the registration of workers asks for an employer reference number. Iif you do not have a reference number yet, you can leave this part blank. The UIF will create a reference number and send it to you.
• Hand the forms to the Labour Centre staff.

Do you perhaps have more information pertaining to this story? Email us at randfonteinherald@caxton.co.za  (please remember to include your contact details in the email) or phone us on 011 693 3671.

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Michelle Swart
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