UNISA Application Process 101 for first-time students at UNISA, here is a list of steps to make your application stress-free:
1. Choose your qualification
3. Submit documents
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
4. 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.
5. Application fee
You must thereafter pay a non-refundable application fee of R100. You can pay online via credit card (response is quicker) or via bank deposit. More information on paying the application fee and international payments.
6. Wait for a response
UNISA will get back to you to inform you about the outcome of your application. For enquiries regarding applications call UNISA on 012 429 6171 or email UNISA via firstname.lastname@example.org. Expect the processing of the application to take from three days to a few weeks.