When NSFAS Will Open Again For 2025-2026

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When NSFAS Will Open Again For 2025-2026

When NSFAS Will Open Again For 2025-2026: NSFAS Contact Information

For South African students aspiring to pursue higher education, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) plays a pivotal role by providing essential financial assistance to those who lack the means to fund their studies. As the academic year draws near, it is natural for these students to be curious about the opening of the NSFAS application process for 2025. Applicants are to start submitting their application on November 21st 2024 which runs through till January 31st 2025. further details on what to do have been explained below.

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The Application Opening Dates For NSFAS 2025-2026

With the application period for the 2025 academic year opening on

  • November 21, 2024, and
  • closing on January 31, 2025,

students need to be aware of the application process, the benefits of NSFAS, and the importance of applying on time. All applications must be submitted before the closing date as late applications may not be considered for the academic year.

Eligibility Criteria For NSFAS 2025-2026

To be eligible for NSFAS funding, prospective students must meet certain criteria.

  • 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 Opening Date For 2025-2026

Documents Needed to Apply Online for NSFAS 2025

NSFAS Applicants for the 2025-2026 academic year must provide the following documents;

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.

How To Apply For NSFAS 2025

Follow these procedures to successfully register for NSFAS online:

  • 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

READ MORE: Is NSFAS Open For Late Applications 2025-2026

NSFAS Contact Information

  • 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 visit the official website of NSFAS. Hope the provided information is helpful, share your thoughts below in the comment section.


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