Requirements For NSFAS Application 2025-2026

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Requirements For NSFAS Application 2025-2026

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As the 2025-2026 academic year approaches, prospective students must become familiar with the requirements for submitting a successful NSFAS application. Understanding the requirements is key as the application season for the 2025-2026 bursary has begun.

We will go into detail about the particular requirements and qualifications needed to be eligible for the NSFAS bursary in this post, making sure you are well-equipped to submit a successful application.

READ HERE; Requirements For NSFAS Bursary 2025-2026

NSFAS Eligibility Requirements 2025-2026

To be eligible for NSFAS 2025-2026, the candidate must meet the following eligibility 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.

Required Documents To Apply For NSFAS 2025-2026

Supporting documentation plays a significant role in validating the information provided in the application form. Essential supporting documents required for the 2024-2025 application are listed below:

Students with disabilities must provide:

  • A completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form

Students recognised as vulnerable children must provide the following:

  •  An applicant who is recognised as a vulnerable child by the Department of Social Development must provide a 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

NOTE: Based on the application type, the system will generate a list of required documents for upload.

NSFAS 2025-2026 Application Procedure

Follow these procedures to successfully apply  for NSFAS online for the 2024-2025 academic year:

  • 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 HERE; How NSFAS Help Students 2025

NSFAS Contact

 all other queries regarding students:

  • Tel No.: 08000 67327
  • Physical Address
  • The Halyard, 4 Christiaan Barnard St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001

Applying for NSFAS funding in 2025 can help alleviate the financial burden associated with pursuing higher education in South Africa. By understanding and fulfilling the requirements outlined in this article, you will be well-prepared to complete the application process successfully. Remember to gather all the necessary documents, ensure your academic eligibility, and provide accurate financial information. Visit the official website of NSFAS for more information. Hope the provided information is helpful, kindly leave a comment below in the comments section.


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