UP Undergraduate Application



UP Undergraduate Application

UP Undergraduate Application,



Applications for study at the University of Pretoria in 2019 are fully online.
Application for admission to undergraduate study programmes for both South African and international citizens close on specific dates in the year preceding the year of study. Check the list of closing dates supplied below to make sure that you submit your application on time.
To use the Online Application System you will need internet access, as well as an email address that you can access regularly, because as soon as you submit your online application, a student number (EMPLID) will be sent to this email address as confirmation of receipt.
Before continuing please read the admission requirements of the University of Pretoria.
Please ensure that you meet the admission requirements before applying.



  • It is in your best interest to complete your own application. The University of Pretoria does not make use of representatives, agents or agencies during the application process. If you choose to make use of representatives, agents or agencies, you do so at own risk.
  • The closing dates are non-negotiable. It is your responsibility to ensure you apply before the applicable deadline!
  • It is of utmost importance that you provide your correct personal email and postal addresses to enable the University of Pretoria to communicate with you directly.

Persons with disabilities: 
The online application system provides the facility for an applicant to disclose his/her disability status. Applicants are encouraged to make use of this facility to disclose their disability status at this point in the application process. Such a disclosure will in no way prejudice an application. Disclosing your disability status enables the University of Pretoria to better anticipate the needs arising from these disabilities.



Applying via Online Application

Please be informed that payment of your online application, is not the final step. You still need to click on “VERIFY” and “APPLY”.Important note: It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload required supporting .pdf documents.  It is also the responsibility of the applicant to verify and finally click on “apply” to submit an online application.  The online application system is not intended for use by students presently registered and studying at the University of Pretoria.  Please contact your Faculty should you wish to change to another field of study or if you wish to pursue a different degree.  Important!  If you have not clicked on VERIFY and APPLY as your last two steps, your application has not officially been submitted to the University of Pretoria.
International Students/ Non South African Citizens: 
This online application is for full degree seeking students. If you form part of the following categories: Exchange, Elective or Study Abroad, please do not makeuse of this online application.
Kindly contact: International Student Division (ISD) via email: isd@up.ac.za and click here for more information about these categories.

Before starting the application process, please:



  • Review the checklist at the end of this document, to take notice of all pre-requisites. You will need to have certain information ready, as well as certain supporting documents available electronically, without which you will not be able to complete your online application.

You will only be able to submit your online application once you have:

  • Completed the full online application form, AND
  • Uploaded all the necessary scanned supporting documents in .pdf format, AND
  • Either paid the application fee by credit card OR uploaded proof of bank deposit at Standard Bank, Account Number 012602604 (see checklist) .
  • If you have not clicked APPLY, your form has not been submitted.

Once your application has been successfully submitted after you have clicked VERIFY and APPLY:

  •  You will no longer be able to do any further editing of your application via the Online Application system.
  • You will be informed by email what your allocated student number (EMPLID) is.
  • You will also be sent other important procedures describing how to check your progress and application results on the student portal.

STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE FOR ONLINE APPLICATION 
Check for the closing dates for the 2019 application