CAO Form

To access the CAO form in South Africa, you can visit the link below. This will take you to the application page, where you can create an account and start your application. Below are the steps to fill CAO Form.

Continue with Application

How To Fill CAO Online Application?

To Complete Your Online Application :

Steps :

Step 1 : Go to our website: and click on ‘Apply’

Step 2 : Read the information and click on ‘Continue with Application’

Step 3 : Enter your ID number and click on ‘Submit’

  • If you have already submitted an application form, please do not submit a duplicate application via the Internet.
  • The CAO will only accept one application form from you for a specific entry year and term.
  • Have your school and tertiary study details handy before you start.

Important things to keep in mind when accessing the CAO form in South Africa:

  • The CAO application period for 2024 entry is from August 1, to October 31.
  • Late applications will be accepted, but they will be considered after all on-time applications have been processed.
  • There is a non-refundable application fee that must be paid in order to submit your application.
  • You will need to upload copies of your supporting documents to your application.
  • You can check the status of your application online at any time.

If you have any questions about the CAO application process, you can contact the CAO customer support team at 0860 112 226.