Application Dates For NSFAS 2024/2025

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Application Dates For NSFAS 2024/2025

Application Dates For NSFAS 2024/2025: Required Documentation

If you are a South African student looking for financial aid for higher education, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is an important resource to consider. NSFAS provides financial assistance in the form of loans and scholarships to eligible students to support them with financial assistance for higher education.

Knowing the NSFAS 2024-2025 filing dates is important to avoid missing out on this valuable opportunity. This article will guide you through the most important dates and provide insight into the application process.

SEE ALSO: How Do I Apply For NSFAS 2024-2025?

NSFAS Application Opening Date And Deadline 2024/2025

The application period for NSFAS 2024/2025 has begun, therefore eligible students may use this opportunity to get the financial assistance they need for their education. The application portal is active NOW, APPLY NOW!!!. The portal is open from now until January 31, 2024.

NSFAS may not consider late applications for the 2024/2025 academic year, therefore applicants are urged to submit their applications before the deadline.

Required Documentation For NSFAS Application 2024/2025

To successfully complete your NSFAS application, you must ensure that you have all the required documentation. The specific documentation required may vary depending on individual circumstances, however, the following are required for 2024 applications;

  • Students with disabilities must provide:

A completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form.

  • Students recognised as vulnerable children must provide:

An applicant who is recognised as a vulnerable child by the Department of Social Development must provide a completed Vulnerable Child Declaration form completed by a social worker.

  • Other documents that may be required, if applicable:
  1. Retrenchment letter
  2. Death certificate/s
  3. Divorce Decree
  4. Proof of legal guardianship
  5. Marriage certificate
other documents may be required for appeal purposes eg retrenchment letter.

READ: NSFAS Requirement 2024

How To Apply For NSFAS 2024/2025

Eligible students looking forward to apply for NSFAS for the 2024/2025 academic year may do so using the step-by-step guide provided below;

  • Create a profile:

Create a myNSFAS account via this link: or download the NSFAS App on Google Play or App Store. Your ID number will be your username.

  • Apply now:

Click on the ‘Apply’ tab to update your personal information and upload your application supporting documents, as indicated.

  • Complete:

Submit your application

READ MORE: Required Documents For NSFAS Application 2024-2025

NSFAS Contact Information

  • Website:
  • Email:
  • South African students: 0860 067 327
  • International students: +27 21 763 3232
  • Physical Address: 10 Brodie Road, Wynberg, Cape Town, South Africa, 7700
  • Postal Address: Private Bag X1, Plumstead, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, 7801

Visit NSFAS Official website here. Hope the provided information is helpful, kindly leave a comment below in the comment section.


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