2024 NSFAS Application for Universities in South Africa

Before applying you should have decided which course you want to study and at which public university/TVET college. You will need to select these choices in the application form.
Make sure you have electronic (and certified copies) of the following:
  • Your South African identity document/card or, an unabridged birth certificate
  • IDs of parents and/or guardian (or death certificate where applicable)
  • IDs of each person living with you in your home
  • Pay advice/letter of employment/pension advice (not older than three months)
  • Please download the consent form and fill it in with your parent/guardian’s signatures. Applications without a consent form that is signed by all people whose incomes have been declared in the application will not be accepted and will be considered as incomplete.
  • If you have a disability, please download Disability Annexure A and fill it in

Click the University Links in order to get all the Necessary information on the NSFAS Online Application. Do make sure that you follow the exact university you are or intend to apply to in order to get more accurate information.


Cape Peninsula University of Technology CPUT NSFAS Online Application

University of Limpopo NSFAS Online Application

University of Pretoria NSFAS Online pplication

Central University of Technology CUT NSFAS Online Application

University of South Africa UNISA NSFAS Online Application

Durban Institute of Technology  DUT NSFAS Online Application

University of Stellenbosch NSFAS Online Application

Mangosuthu Technikon NSFAS Online Application

University of the Free State UFS NSFAS Online Application

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University NMMU NSFAS Online Application

University of the Western Cape UWC NSFAS Online Application

North-West University NWU NSFAS Online Application

University of the Witwatersrand WITS NSFAS Online Application

Rhodes University NSFAS Online Application

University of Venda UNIVEN NSFAS Online Application

Tshwane University of Technology TUT NSFAS Online Application

University of Zululand NSFAS Online Application

University of Cape Town UCT NSFAS Online Application

Vaal University of Technology VUT NSFAS Online Application

University of Fort Hare UFH NSFAS Online Application

Walter Sisulu University WSU NSFAS Online Application

University of Johannesburg NSFAS Online Application

University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN NSFAS Online Application

You will also need an email address. If you do not have an email address, you can easily create a gmail address.

For general enquiries about NSFAS loans and bursaries

Tel No.: 0860 067 327    Email: [email protected]
Postal Address
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Physical Address
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