How Do I Reapply For NSFAS? 20223 – Easy Guide

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Last updated on October 14th, 2022 at 07:57 am

How do I reapply for NSFAS? This is one of the frequently asked questions about NSFAS online applications by student applicants.

The National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) allows both new and returning student applicants to reapply for NSFAS funding. However, most students think you cannot reapply for NSFAS when your first application is rejected or unsuccessful.

In this article, we’re going to show you how you can reapply for NSFAS if your earlier application was unsuccessful or rejected.

You should therefore know, that the NSFAS Online Application is open for application from 2 November 2021 to 7 January 2022.

We advise you to apply as early as possible before the application deadline.

Now, let’s jump to the main subject of how do I reapply for NSFAs.

How Do I Reapply For NSFAS

Follow the below guide to reapply for NSFAS.

  1. Go to
  2. Click MyNSFAS and tap at the top right
  3. Click Register
  4. Tick the box to allow NSFAS to verify your details
  5. Capture your ID Number as it’s written on your ID Document
  6. Enter your full name and surname as written in the order of arrangements on your ID Document
  7. Enter your current email address
  8. Enter your current cell phone number
  9. Create a strong password and confirm it
  10. Upload a copy of your ID document
  11. Click Register
  12. NSFAS will send you a One Time Pin (OTP), enter the number
  13. Click Submit.

You have reapplied for NSFAS.

How to reapply for NSFAS

Do You Need To Reapply For NSFAS?

You’ll need to reapply for NSFAS when your earlier application was rejected or unsuccessful. Both new and returning students whose applications for NSFAS were rejected must reapply for a second consideration to get funded.

You need to reapply for NSFAS if your previous NSFAS Online Application was not successful

Returning students whose funding was revoked or canceled because they failed to meet the academic performance requirements of passing at least 50% of their modules will only appeal for funding.

You should see How To Write NSFAS Appeal Motivational Letter for the guide. You’ll also get to see some appeal letter samples in the article.

However, it depends on you to decide if you want to reapply for NSFAS. You may need it or you may not need NSFAS funding anymore.

So, yes, you’ll need to reapply for NSFAS in order to receive National Students Financial Aid Scheme.

When Do You Need To Reapply For NSFAS?

This is one of the frequently asked questions by students. That is why you need to check this article When Do You Need To Reapply For NSFAS Funding? which gives detailed explanations and a guide on the topic.

Who Should Reapply for NSFAS?

Applicants whose previous NSFAS application was unsuccessful or rejected are those who should reapply for NSFAS.

If you applied for funding in the previous year and your application was not approved, you’ll need to reapply for the NSFAS funding.

This is what you need to know about how do I reapply for NSFAS.

Can You Use The Same Documents From The Previous Application To Reapply For NSFAS?

Yes, you should use the same documents to re-apply for NSFAS if you’re above 18 years and you used your own documents for the earlier applications.

However, if you were below 18 years and used your parents’/guardian documents for the previous application, you’ll need to change the documents once you have your own.

Do You Need Certified Documents To Reapply For NSFAS 2022?

No, you do not need to certify your documents for the 2022 NSFAS Online Application. According to NSFAS, applicants don’t need to certify their supporting documents for application, a condition they say came as the result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The same applies to reapplying for NSFAS. You don’t have to provide certified supporting documents.

However, your supporting documentation must be accurate and genuine.

You can also do your nsfas re registration at www nsfas org za

We do hope this article on how do I reapply for NSFAS was helpful.

Who Qualifies To Appeal To NSFAS?

NSFAS gives students whose applications for funding were unsuccessful the chance to appeal for funding. However, not all students whose applications were rejected can appeal.

That is why we recommend that you read the full article Who Can Appeal For NSFAS? for detailed information to know if you qualify to appeal to NSFAS after your application is unsuccessful.


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Khanya January 24, 2023 - 4:18 pm

I was not accepted in any university or college in 2022 but I applied for Nsfas then I took a gap year and reapplied for 2023 but my status say “not started” what does it means?

Universityonlineapplication January 25, 2023 - 10:16 am

It means NSFAS has not started collecting your academic records from your institutions. It’s better to go to the finance/bursary office of your institution to check if NSFAS has requested your information. If not, your institution should be able to assist you to submit your academic records to NSFAS.

Ronald September 6, 2022 - 3:32 am

How to reset my new cell phone number and email address if I no longer in use of the one I’ve created my nsfas profile

Universityonlineapplication September 6, 2022 - 9:59 pm

You should read How To Change MyNSFAS Cellphone Number for the guide.

Siphokazi May 13, 2022 - 9:39 pm

I’ve applied for nsfas in 2020 but I was not accepted in university do I have to reapply because now my application status does not appear I don’t know what to do

Universityonlineapplication May 13, 2022 - 10:01 pm

First, if you do not get admission, your status should be showing “eligible for funding without admission” which means you have not been approved for the NSFAS funding.

So, if you’ll need the funding, you’ll have to apply for it.

Phozisa March 23, 2022 - 10:28 pm

If you applied for nsfas but your application progress doesn’t appear what do you do.

Universityonlineapplication March 23, 2022 - 10:33 pm

That must be a an error in the NSFAS website. However, you shoult try a different browser and see. If the problem still appears, you should try to contact NSFAS.

Tlhalefo September 6, 2022 - 9:24 am

I did apply for nsfas for 2022 academic year, last time NSFAS communicate with me was on May 2022, on the 5th September 2022 my status says application closed. I had no idea with that status

Universityonlineapplication September 7, 2022 - 10:19 am

Application closed is either NSFAS is not currently taking in new applications or your NSFAS is canceled therefore, your account is closed.

Aphelele Njube March 23, 2022 - 2:53 am

When i try to track my application status it just shows me that “your application ‘ but it doesn’t show its progress , also my user profile is activated but there are some missing documents how to upload them?

Universityonlineapplication March 23, 2022 - 5:43 am

If the website is working properly, there should be an option to upload the documents in your MyNSFAS. From what you’re saying, it seems the site is not working properly. So, we suggest that you change the browser, or use a different browser to log into your MyNSFAS Account and see if it will still be like that.

Aphelele March 14, 2022 - 2:05 pm

If you were late for your Appeal the in terms of school fees for that particular year cause I can’t afford to pay for myself so what will happen?and one last question what happens if you appealed and it wrote “queued” then you realize after what will happen?

Universityonlineapplication March 15, 2022 - 7:32 am

First, if you’re still waiting for NSFAS to approve your appeal, then you’ll have to pay all your fees by yourself until you get NSFAS funding. Once your appeal is approved, NSFAS will pay your money back to you.

Second, if your appeal is “queued” it means NSFAS is still working on lots of appeals and yours is in line. They will get to your appeal and review it to make a decision on it.

Siziphiwe Dlamini March 7, 2022 - 7:33 am

I can not access mynsfas profile I am a returning student and I wish to appeal

Universityonlineapplication March 7, 2022 - 8:11 am

You should try to reset your MyNSFAS account. Check the guide from here How To Unlock NSFAS User Profile

Lebo February 25, 2022 - 5:55 am

Nsfas rejects you. You are given a chance to appeal & you don’t appeal. Are there any possibilities of you re-applying for nsfas again?

Universityonlineapplication February 25, 2022 - 6:39 am

Once the application is closed, you cannot re-apply but you can appeal. Again, if the appeal is closed, you will only have to wait for the next academic year to apply when applications are open.

Boipelo January 21, 2022 - 6:06 pm

If you passed your all 4 modules then nsfas funded you last semester, which form do you need to fill so nsfas can continue to fund you?

Universityonlineapplication January 21, 2022 - 6:21 pm

You don’t need to fill out any forms if you passed all of your modules. You’ll only appeal to NSFAS funding when you failed to pass at least 50% of your modules. In your case, you passed so you don’t need to do anything. NSFAS will automatically continue to fund you.

Joe January 7, 2022 - 3:50 am

Is there an age limit when applying for funding

Universityonlineapplication January 7, 2022 - 6:40 am

Yes, since you’ll use your documents like ID or birth certificate, applicants are expected to be 18 years and above. However, if you’re younger than 18, NSFAS expects your parents/guardian to use their documents on your behalf to apply for you.

Nomathemba christina January 1, 2022 - 2:42 pm

I want to register for NsFas busary

Universityonlineapplication January 1, 2022 - 3:49 pm

Go here to apply.
Remember the application for 2022 closes on 7 January.


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