University of South Africa UNISA Application Fees



University of South Africa UNISA Application forms are online now. Application Fees are to be paid by applicants who are applying through the Online Application or download the Application Form. All interested persons who want to apply for admission are to pay the fees listed below.





Pay the application fee once you’ve received a student number from Unisa

  • R115 for online applications
  • R185 for hard copy applications (hard copy applications will only be considered in exceptional cases)
  • Use the student number you receive from Unisa AND the application fee reference number (ie STUDENTNUMBER 5370810030)
  • Visit www.unisa.ac.za/paymentinfo for banking details and payment information.

This fee is non-refundable even if you decide not to study through Unisa, do not qualify for admission to Unisa or cannot be offered a space due to limited spaces available. Unisa does not accept cash at any of its offices.





The due date for the application fee is the closing date for the application period. Any application submitted without an application fee paid on time will not be processed. Please ensure that you keep a copy of your proof of payment.