UNISA Application 2025-2026

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UNISA Application 2025-2026

UNISA Application 2025-2026

The University of South Africa (UNISA) Online Application 2024-2025 Academic year is open to all students who would like to apply online for admission from 1 September to 14 October 2023 for all Undergraduate qualifications, Honours degrees & Postgraduate diplomas.

UNISA Application Tool 2025 is there to assist UNISA Prospective and Returning students to be able to apply and register online via www.unisa.ac.za before the 2025 application closing dates. On thіѕ rеѕоurсеful раgе, wе hаvе detailed thе bеѕt “Hоw Tо” apply tо thе Unіvеrѕіtу оf Sоuth Afrіса (UNISA) оnlіnе аррlісаtіоnѕ аnd rеgіѕtrаtіоn fоr the year 2025-2026.

READ: UNISA Registration

UNISA Application Date 2025-2026

Below are the application dates for UNISA 2025-2026;

  • Semester 2 applications for the 2025 academic year will be open for limited undergraduate qualifications honours degrees and postgraduate diplomas from 15 April to 10 May.
  • Applications for a limited number of master’s and doctoral qualifications for the 2025 academic year are still open for admission.

University of South Africa Online Application Fees UNISA 2025-2026

UNISA applicants are required to pay the following amount as an application fee for the 2025-2026 academic year application;

  • R115 for online application fees
  • R185 for hard copy applications (hard copy applications will only be considered in exceptional cases)
  • Use the student number you receive from Unisa AND the application fee reference number (ie STUDENT NUMBER 5370810030)
  • Visit www.unisa.ac.za/paymentinfo for banking details and payment information.


  • These fees are non-refundable even if you decide not to study with Unisa.
  • Unisa does not accept cash at any of its offices.
  • Any application submitted without an application fee paid on time will not be processed.

READ: UNISA Registration Online

Who Can Apply For UNISA 2025-2026?

Everyone wanting to start a new qualification must apply for admission. This includes first-time Unisa applicants and Unisa students changing to a new qualification and/or specialization.

  • If you are completing a higher certificate, you must apply for admission if you want to continue with further undergraduate studies.
  • You must re-apply for admission if you previously applied for admission and were offered a space, but did not accept the offer and/or did not register for any reason.
  • Everyone planning to enrol in classes at a Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college under the Unisa-TVET agreement must apply for admission.
 Required Documents For the University of South Africa Online Application UNISA 2025-2026
To apply at UNISA for 2025-2026, the following documents are required;
  • A valid copy of your school qualifications (eg Senior Certificate, National Senior Certificate)
  • A certified copy of your official tertiary academic record(s) (if applicable) (internet copies will not be accepted)
  • An original copy of your ID document (RSA students) or ID/passport (international students)
  • A certified copy of your marriage certificate (if applicable) or divorce decree (if applicable)
  • Sworn translations of documents if they are not in English or Afrikaans

University of South Africa Online Application Process At UNISA 2025-2026

  • You may apply for a maximum of two qualifications, ranked in order of preference (although you may only register for one should both of your qualifications be successful).
  • Unisa will inform you of the outcome of your application. If successful, Unisa will indicate for which qualification you have been accepted and will offer you a space for the period for which you have applied (ie semester 1).
  • You must accept or decline Unisa’s offer within the prescribed time. If you miss this deadline, Unisa will withdraw the offer and give your space to another applicant.
  • First-time applicants to Unisa will be required to complete the First-Year Experience (FYE) MOOC (massive open online course) before being able to accept Unisa’s offer.
  • You may only accept one offer. This means that when you accept an offer for one qualification (irrespective of whether it is your first or second qualification of choice), the other offer will automatically fall away.
  • If you accept Unisa’s offer, you must register for the period for which you have been granted admission. Should you not register for the relevant semester of study, you will need to re-apply for admission during the next application period. UNISA Application 2024-2025
Programs, Courses, And Qualifications Offered At Unisa
The following courses and programs are offered at UNISA 2025-2026;
  • Undergraduate qualifications
  • Honours degrees & postgraduate diplomas
  • Master’s & doctoral qualifications
  • Short Learning Programmes

READ: How To Apply Online at CPUT

Contact UNISA

All students must book a space before visiting any Unisa office

Main campus:

  • Preller Street, Muckleneuk Ridge, Pretoria
  • Sunnyside campus (applications, registrations & learning centre):
  • Cnr Justice Mahomed & Steve Biko Streets, Sunnyside, Pretoria

For more information on Unisa click here. We do hope this article was helpful. You can ask your question in the comment section.

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