When Will NSFAS Close For 2025-2026

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When Will NSFAS Close For 2025-2026

How long does it take for NSFAS to approve; When Will NSFAS Close For 2025-2025

As the academic year unfolds, many students are eager to secure financial assistance through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). However, it’s important to be well-informed about the application deadlines to ensure you don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity.

here we will provide you with accurate and current information on when the NSFAS application will close for the 2025-2026 academic year, allowing you to plan your application process effectively.

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NSFAS Application Closing Date 2025-2026

Applicants are to note that the closing date for NSFAS application for 2025 is on 31st January 2025 therefore all applications must be submitted before the closing date. The NSFAS application portal is currently open and active for the applications.

To ensure a smooth and successful application process, be aware of the application closure dates set by NSFAS for the 2025-2026 academic year.

Eligibility Requirements For NSFAS Application 2025-2026

Apart from completing the online application form, applicants must also submit their supporting documents to NSFAS. These documents include

  • 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.

The deadline for submitting supporting documents is typically a few days after the online application closure date. Therefore, it’s important to gather all the necessary documents well in advance to meet this deadline.

How to Apply NSFAS For NSFAS 2025-2026

NSFAS Application is done online on their official website and the NSFAS App. Follow the steps below to apply for NSFAS 2024-2025;

  • 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:

To change your personal information and submit your application supporting documents, go to the “Apply” tab and follow the instructions.

  • Complete:

Submit your application.

Required Documents To Apply For NSFAS 2025-2026

To apply for NSFAS, the following documents are required for the 2025-2026 application;

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 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

SEE MORE: Are NSFAS Applications Open For 2025-2026

NSFAS Contact

For all other queries regarding students:

  • Tel No.: 08000 67327
  • Email:info@nsfas.org.za
  • Physical Address
  • The Halyard, 4 Christiaan Barnard St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001

 Visit the NSFAS Official website here for more information. Hope the provided information is helpful


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