University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Online Application 2025

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Online Application 2025 is open for prospective students who wish to apply for admission into various Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Master’, Diploma, Certificate, Short Courses, Distance Learning, and other programs courses offered at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) for the 2025 academic year.

The University of KwaZulu-Natal stands as one of the premier universities in South Africa. With a steadfast commitment to cultivating and fostering creative minds and intellectual scholars, the institution provides quality education tailored to meet the needs of both the country and the continent. This article contains information on how to apply for the UKZN Online Application 2025, Application requirements, courses offered, and UKZN contact details.

UKZN Prospectus

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Prospectus is an important document for prospective students, It contains useful information about the institution and the available courses, including advice on how to apply and the benefits of accepting a place. You can get it in PDF format by downloading it here

University of Kwazulu-Natal Application Requirements

Below are the required documents to submit for the 2025 UKZN online application:

For South African Applicants

  1. Certified copy of your Identification Documents (ID)
  2. Certified copy of your Grade 12 exam results or
  3. Certified copy of your Grade 11 (if you’re currently doing Grade 12)
  4. Email address and Phone Number.

For International Applicants

  1. Certified copy of your Identification Document (ID) of your home country.
  2. Certified copy of your home country’s Passport Number.
  3. Study Visa in South Africa.
  4. English Proficiency.
  5. Medical Aid.
  6. Proof of IELTS at an overall score of 6 and TOEFL at an average score of 80–104 for Undergraduate programs.
  7. Copy of University of KwaZulu-Natal English Language Programme Test  (if necessary).

UKZN Required Documents for Returning Students

For returning undergraduate students, students with a gap year, all local postgraduate applications, and both undergraduate and postgraduate international applicants.
Please remember 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.
  • An applicant who has studied at any other tertiary institution must, in addition, present certified copies of degree certificates, full academic records, proof of financial clearance, and a certificate of conduct from that institution.
  • 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 USAF/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 applying to UKZN must apply via CAO at

How to Apply for UKZN Online

  1. Visit the UKZN undergraduate online application portal to apply.
  2. Once you click on the link above, you will be directed to fill in your biographical information.
  3. Follow every step given on the page and upload the necessary documents.
  4. Clicking the SUBMIT AND PRINT button will submit the form.
  5. Thereafter, your reference number (student number) will be sent to the email address you provided.
  6. Make sure you provide the correct information before submitting the form. Changes after form submission are not allowed.
  7. Track and print your online application form.

UKZN Contact Details

If you have any inquiries or require support, the institution’s help center is readily available to address your concerns. Feel free to reach out and connect with the dedicated team at the specified address for prompt and efficient assistance.

DBN: +27 31 260 1111
PMB: +27 33 260 5111
or Call +27 31 260 8596
and follow the voice prompts

Also SeeUNIZULU Online Application 2025 – Apply Now

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