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University of KwaZulu-Natal Online Application 2023

The University of the KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) online application for 2023 has commenced. So we’ll bring you the breakdown of the University of the KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) admission application process.


The management of the University of the KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is inviting applications for interested and suitably qualified students (South Africans and International) for admission into undergraduate and postgraduate programs for the 2023 academic year.

Before applying, see the University of KwaZulu-Natal courses available for 2023 admission.

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How to Apply to the University of KwaZulu-Natal

The University of KwaZulu-Natal 2023 application can be done in either of two ways: hardcopy or online.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible in the application cycle. Applications close on the 30th of June for all medical programmes and on the 30th of September for all other programmes.  If you’re applying for second-semester studies, applications close at the end of April.  Late applications may be accepted if entrance requirements are met and there is still space available.

University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Online Application

You may apply online. In order to apply online you will need a working email address and your South African identity number, or, if you are an international applicant, your passport number.

If you need accommodation, you’ll also indicate in your application. The UKZN online application is done using the Central Application Office (CAO). You need to submit your application through this portal.

Ensure your documents are ready to upload before starting the application process. For international students, you’ll need to apply directly to the university.  Also, only international students from SADC countries will be permitted to apply for medicine.

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University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Hardcopy Application

Things to note before applying with a hardcopy form:

  1. You will need to pay the application fee and attach a copy of the deposit slip.
  2. International Students will have additional sections to complete.
  3. There are two separate application forms for undergraduate and postgraduate applicants.
  4. Need accommodation?  You will be able to indicate if you need student accommodation on your application form.

Download UKZN Admission Application Form

You can now download the University of KwaZulu-Natal application forms below.

University of KwaZulu-Natal Application Fees

South African applicants will need to pay a non-refundable application fee of R240.  International applicants will need to pay a fee of R300.

A late application fee of R465 will need to be paid by South African applicants while an R575 late application fee will need to be paid by international students.

Where to Submit the UKZN Application Form?

You can send your completed application form to the following address:


University of KwaZulu-Natal
Applications and Information Office