NSFAS Disability Form 2025-2026

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NSFAS Disability Form 2025-2026

NSFAS Disability Form 2025-2026

To foster inclusivity and equal opportunities, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) plays a crucial role in providing essential financial support to students with disabilities in South Africa. To ensure that this assistance is accessible and equitable, NSFAS mandates that applicants with disabilities complete the NSFAS Disability Form.

This article aims to serve as a comprehensive guide to the NSFAS Disability Form, equipping students with disabilities with the necessary knowledge to navigate the application process effectively and secure the financial aid they are entitled to.

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What is NSFAS Disability Form 2025-2026?

South Africa’s National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is well-known for providing financial support to qualified students seeking higher education. NSFAS frequently offers a specialized application procedure for students with disabilities that takes into account the particular financial demands connected with disability.

Typically, the form takes personal information such as the applicant’s name, contact information, date of birth, and identity data. Applicants are often asked to provide information about their academic program, such as the university they attend, the program of study, and facts about their current academic standing. It may request information on the nature of the disability, the date of diagnosis, and other relevant medical information. Supporting documents, such as medical reports or certifications, may be required of applicants. Some forms may include inquiries regarding the applicant’s or their family’s financial situation.

Eligibility Criteria For NSFAS Application 2025-2026

To be considered eligible for NSFAS assistance in 2025, you must be a South African citizen who plans to study in 2024 or you are already studying at a public university or TVET college and meet the following requirements:

South African citizens or permanent residents
  • SASSA grant recipients
  • Applicants whose combined gross household income is not more than R350 000 per year
  • Persons with disabilities whose combined gross household income is not more than R600 000 per year.
  • Must have an email account and cell phone number.

READ: NSFAS Form 2025-2026 PDF Download

Necessary Documentation For NSFAS Application 2025-2026

Before completing the form, gather all relevant documentation, including:

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 and Vulnerable Child Declaration form completed by a social worker

Other documents that may be required, if applicable:

  • Retrenchment letter
  • Death certificate/s
  • Divorce Decree
  • Proof of legal guardianship
  • Marriage certificate
  • Other documents may be required for appeal purposes,….eg retrenchment letter.

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How To Complete The NSFAS Disability Form 2025-2026

Follow the steps below to apply for NSFAS 2025-2026;

  • Create a profile:

Create a myNSFAS account via this link: https://my.nsfas.org.za/ 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.

SEE MORE: Application for NSFAS 2025-2026

NSFAS Contact Details

  • Website: www.nsfas.org.za
  • Email: info@nsfas.org.za
  • 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

For more information check the official website of NSFAS.


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