2024-2025 University of KwaZulu-Natal Online Application Form

2024 University of KwaZulu-Natal Online Application Form

How to Apply-First Time South African Applicants


Undergraduate Application Procedures for First Time South African Applicants
 Semester 1: January 2024
  • If you are a South African citizen and currently in Grade 12 or have completed.
    your National Senior Certificate or Senior Certificate and have never studied at UKZN before,
    you have to make application to UKZN by completing a Central Application Office (CAO)
    application form.


  • If you are currently registered (or have been registered) at another institution for undergraduate studies and wish to apply for a transfer to UKZN, you must also complete the CAO application form.


Where To Obtain A CAO Form
  • CAO website click on  link www.cao.ac.za to download OR
  • Contact the CAO on 031 268 4444 OR
  • Apply on line: consult www.cao.ac.za OR
  • Write to enquiries@ukzn.ac.za OR
  • Application fee payable to CAO R200 on-time and R400 for late applications


Documentation Required

• Grade 12 learners must submit certified copies of their Grade 11 results (plus any available Grade 12 results) and their ID documents with the applications.
• Applicant wishing to transfer from other Universities must submit certified copies of their National Senior Certificates/Senior certificates as well as complete academic transcripts from their previous/current Universities with their applications.

Closing Dates For South African Citizens

• Semester 1 (January intake)
• Medicine: 30 June : No late applications are accepted.
• All other programmes: 30 September.

Semester 2: (August Intake)

• Apply directly to UKZN.
• Applications close on the 30 April.
• Application fee payable to UKZN R200.

Online application 2024 – Requirements and Process 

Online application should only be used by postgraduate and international applicants as well as returning former UKZN undergraduate applicants. First time entering South African undergraduate applicants should apply through the Central Applications Office (CAO).
Thank you for the interest in UKZN. Please note that the closing date for applications was 30 September 2016. However, late applications for postgraduate qualifications will be accepted until 30 November 2016 (where spaces are available). For more information on the application process, refer to the postgraduate prospectus.

To apply online, please ensure that you:

  1. Complete the application form accurately and fully.
  2. Write your names the same as they appear in your identity/passport document.
  3. Specify the name of the degree/diploma and campus
  4. Specify your major/area of specialization.
  5. Use the correct reference number when making payment for the non-refundable application fee.
  6. Complete the residence section, if applicable.
  7. Read and understand the medical insurance requirements (if you are an international applicant).
  8. You pay a non-refundable late application fee of R400 and state your reference number (number starting with APPN….)….

Please remember to upload the following documents (where applicable):

  1. Certified copy of your ID/passport.
  2. Certified copy of your National Senior/Matric Certificate or O/A Levels or relevant school leaving qualification/certificate.
  3. Proof from Universities South Africa (previously known as HESA), that you qualify for admission to degree studies at South Africa universities, if you are an international applicant. For more information, refer to the undergraduate prospectus
  4. Certified copies of your degree certificate(s), academic record and certificate of conduct, if you attended other universities.
  5. Proof of English proficiency for International applicants from non-English speaking countries.
  6. South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) evaluations if the previous qualification(s) was/were obtained at foreign universities (outside South Africa).
  7. A research proposal/proposed title of the dissertation/thesis if you are applying for a Masters Degree or PhD.
  8. A valid study visa to study in SA if you are an International applicant.
   Click here to apply online

2024/2025 University of KwaZulu-Natal Online Application Form

2024/2025 University of KwaZulu-Natal Online Application Form

University of KwaZulu-Natal Online Application Form 2024/2025 :

To apply to the University of KwaZulu-Natal , you need the documents below :

1) A certified copy of the green bar coded ID

2) Proof of payment of any relevant application fees

3) Certified copy of grade 11 results and any latest grade 12 results

For a full list of tips to remember before you apply, See Application Checklist. Applicants must check individual further requirements for each course and each tertiary institution. Please also be aware of NBTs and check with your university if you need NBT results to apply.

FYI: South Africans learners wishing to apply online will need a working email address and an ID number. Foreign learners wishing to apply will need to have their passport number.

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