Documents Needed For NSFAS Applications 2025/2026

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Documents Needed For NSFAS Applications 2025/2026

Documents Needed For NSFAS Applications 2025/2026, Required Documents For NSFAS Application 2025

When it comes to pursuing higher education, financial assistance plays a key role in helping South African students achieve their academic goals. The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides valuable support to eligible students. If you’re planning to apply for NSFAS funding for the 2025-2026 academic year, it is important to know the necessary documents required for a successful application.

Find all the legal documents you need to gather when applying for NSFAS funding.

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Forms To Apply For NSFAS 2025/2026

The following documents are required to apply for NSFAS;

  • Students with disabilities must provide:

A completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form.

  • Students recognised as vulnerable children must provide:

An applicant 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.

NB: Based on the application type, the system will generate a list of required documents for upload. We do not accept any affidavits or driver’s licenses as proof of ID.

Contact NSFAS

Through the following channels, we can offer support:

  •  Email:
  •  Facebook: National Student Financial Aid Scheme
  •  Twitter: @myNSFAS
  •  Instagram: @myNSFAS
  •  WhatsApp: +27 78 519 8006
  •  USSD:*120*67327#

To ensure a successful NSFAS application for the 2025-2026 academic year, gather all the essential documents mentioned in this comprehensive guide. You can visit the NSFAS website Hope the provided information is helpful, kindly leave a comment below in the comment section.


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