NSFAS Application, Requirements, Online, Status, Eligibility & Deadline 2020

MyNSFAS is a South African National Student Financial Aid Scheme. Applications for the NSFAS funding of the 2020 academic year are now open. This article covers how to apply, requirements, and Eligibility.

How to apply for MyNSFAS

NSFAS Application 2020

The application process is easy, all you need to do is to:

  • Create a myNSFAS account
  • Click on the Apply tab and upload the required information and input the required document.
  • Submit to “Apply” (ensure you provided the correct data before submitting). 

Before you proceed with the registration, ensure you have;

A valid (working) email address, cellphone number and a valid South African means of Identification (ID).

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Requirements for Application

All applicants 

  • Certified copy of your ID, not older than 3 months 
  • A signed and completed consent form 

If you are a SASSA recipient, please provide: 

  • Certified copy of your ID, not older than 3 months 
  • A signed and completed consent form 

If you are dependent on your parents/guardian/spouse, please provide: 

  • Certified ID copies of parent/s, guardian, spouse not older than 3 months
  • Proof of income of parent, guardian or spouse (payslip or appointment letter) 

If you are self-sufficient and employed please provide:

  • Proof of income (payslip or appointment letter)
  • 3yrs IRP5 

If you have a disability, please provide: 

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If you are an orphan please provide: 

Other documents required, if applicable:

  • Retrenchment letter
  • Death certificate/s
  • Divorce decree 

Where to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply for NSFAS online. 


Application is ongoing and must be completed on or before November 30.

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