UKZN Application Form 2025

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UKZN Application Form 2025

UKZN Application Form 2025

Are you a high school graduate looking forward to applying to a university for the 2025-2026 academic year? There is good news for you, The University of KwaZulu Natal has released its application form for the 2025-2026 academic year. The application form is available in a PDF format on the official website of the institution.

To apply for the 2025-2026 academic year at KwaZulu Natal, complete the application form online on the official website of the university using the required information during the application period. Read further to discover the important dates and deadlines, application requirements and the application procedure for admissions at UKZN.

READ: UKZN Prospectus

UKZN Application Closing Dates 2025

The application closing dates at UKZN vary based on faculties. Below are the various closing dates;

  • College of Agriculture, Engineering & Science
Applications for all qualifications: 30 September
  • College of Health Science
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine: 30 June (no late applications accepted)                   
    Health Sciences (including Nursing: 30 September (no late applications accepted)
  • College of Humanities
Applications for all qualifications:  30 September
  • College of Law and Management Studies
Applications for all qualifications: 30 September

Required Documents To Apply Online At University of KwaZulu Natal 2025

Applicants are required to upload the following documents (where applicable):

  • Certified copy of your ID/passport.
  • Certified copy of your National Senior/Matric Certificate or O/A Levels or relevant school leaving qualification/certificate.
  • Proof from Universities South Africa (previously known as HESA), that you qualify for admission to degree studies at South African universities if you are an international applicant. For more information, refer to the undergraduate prospectus
  • If you attended other universities, certified copies of your degree certificate(s), academic record, and certificate of conduct.
  • Proof of English proficiency for International applicants from non-English speaking countries.
  • South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) evaluations if the previous qualification(s) was/were obtained at foreign universities (outside South Africa).
  • A research proposal/proposed title of the dissertation/thesis if you are applying for a master’s Degree or PhD.
  • A valid study visa to study in SA if you are an International applicant.
  • Before applying online please make sure that you have read the guidelines above.
  • Please ensure that you have the HESA/SAQA documents to be uploaded to complete your application.
  • Please ensure to use the reference APPN (followed by your student number) when making the application fee payments.
  • Please allow the system 24 hrs to 48 hrs to clear your payment.
  • South African First-time Undergraduate applicants must apply via CAO at:

How To Apply Online At University of KwaZulu Natal 2025

Download an application form for Undergraduates (Local & International) at under Applications and follow the steps below to apply;

  • Consult the CAO handbook that provides listings of qualifications available at the different institutions.
  • Choose a programme that interests you and for which you may qualify.
  • Find the programme code that is linked to the qualification that you have chosen. This code needs to be entered on the application form.
  • Use this programme code when completing the CAO form, which is available from the CAO, the CAO website, the University’s Application and Information Office at Howard College, or the Student Academic Administration Offices at Edgewood, Howard College, Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses.
  • Apply online, by completing the online application form on the website:

READ: UKZN Online Application Undergraduate

Contact UKZN

Telephone: + 27 (31) 260 2212

Fax: +27 (31) 260 3736


  • Application enquiries may be sent to
  • For College of Law and Management Studies enquiries

For more information on the University of KwaZulu-Natal click here. We do hope this article was helpful. You can ask your question in the comment section.


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