Apply for NSFAS

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides loans and gives various NSFAS bursaries to students at all 25 of our public universities, as well as the 50 public FET (Further Education Training) colleges.

NSFAS requirements

Below are the process for the registration of NSFAS online:

  1. Create your myNSFAS account here(
    You’ll need to have certified scanned copies of the following documents:
    Identity Document/Birth Certificate
    Matric Certificate
    Latest Academic Results
    Proof of parents’ income (if they are employed)
    Death Certificate/s (if parents are dead)
    Doctor’s Certificate (if permanently disabled)
  2. You can login using your selected username and password
  3. Complete the application form by clicking the “APPLY ” button
  4. When you have filled in all the required information, you can upload electronic copies of your supporting documents.
    Once all your documents have been uploaded, click the “SUBMIT” button to receive your reference number.

Click here to get download the Application Process Pdf