It is very important to make sure you fill out the UNISA Application Form correctly, otherwise UNISA might not be able to process your application successfully.
UNISA gets hundreds of thousands of applications every application period, so you need to get this 100% correct so you are not automatically disqualified. Avoid disappointment by making sure you following our descriptions below.
Here are 3 different ways of completing and submitting your UNISA Application Form:
Fill in the UNISA Application Form in online. Please click here to apply online.
Contact UNISA either telephonically or by writing them a letter to ask them to send you a UNISA Application form either through the post, or to your email address so that you can print it out and send it back to UNISA through the post.
Please click here for the contact details of UNISA.
Apply in person by going to your nearest UNISA office, and fill out your UNISA Application Form in person.
Please click here for all the UNISA Regional Centres and Offices.
The 7 steps to explain the UNISA Application Process
There are 7 steps you need to follow in order to apply at UNISA, including filling in the online UNISA application form:
You must apply for admission to UNISA by filling and submitting the admission form. You can either fill in the form online or at a regional office.
Submit documents to UNISA
Have scanned copies of the following documents handy to submit online together with your application form:
Certified copy of your school qualifications (eg Senior Certificate)
Certified copy of your official tertiary academic record(s) (if applicable) (please note that internet copies will not be accepted)
Certified copy of your ID document (RSA students) or passport (international students)
Certified copy of your marriage certificate (if applicable) or divorce decree (if applicable)
Certified sworn translations of documents if they are not in English or Afrikaans
DSAR04 form and supporting documents if you are applying for exemptions
Receive your student number
Once you have submitted your application form + supporting documents and UNISA processes your application you will receive a student number. Remember this student number as you’ll use it for my.unisa.ac.za and further communications with the university.