UJ International Students Undergraduate Applicants

By | August 4, 2022

UJ International Students Undergraduate Applicants



Applications open on 01 April of the year preceding the year of intended study and closes on 31 October at 12:00. You may apply online by clicking on the following link; APPLY HERE; should you encounter difficulties when attempting to submit your application online, kindly send an e-mail

Please Note: All applicants are advised to please not send cash through the mail or leave documents and cash with any unauthorised persons.


  • Submit a completed application form with supporting documents together with a non-refundable application fee of R200.00
  • Online applications are free
  • Supporting documents maybe uploaded on the application platform or emailed to intappsdocs@listsrv.uj.ac.za
  • Final School leaving results when applying with international credentials or currently in Grade 12 (Final Grade 11 results)
  • Valid Passport or Identity Document or Birth Certificate
  • Sworn English Translation of documents (Documents issued in any Language other than English)
    Provide proof of the English Proficiency where English was not used as a medium of learning and teaching (the University prefers the applicant to take the IELTS at an overall score of 6 and TOEFL at an average score of 80–104 for Undergraduate programmes) Alternatively, you may elect to write the University of Johannesburg English Language Programme Test (UJELP). Should you choose to write the University of Johannesburg English Language Programme Test (UJELP), you are required to obtain an overall score of 6. Mr Malibongwe Masango will be the contact person for UJELP and he is contactable on +27 (0) 11 559 4265 or ujelp1@uj.ac.za
  • In case were both first and second choices were unsuccessful, International Admissions office will offer an international applicant an alternative choice option when meeting the requirements
  • Should you require on campus accommodation, please submit a completed residence application form at the same time you apply to study at UJ
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Applicants who are attending or have attended a University within or outside the Republic of South Africa, must submit an academic transcript that covers the period of study, especially if they intend on being granted exemption from modules or courses at University.

Degree seeking students

In order to study for a South African degree applicants are required to have achieved a South African National Senior Certificate with a degree endorsement. All International applicants with high school qualifications achieved outside of the Republic of South Africa require a certificate of exemption from the Matriculation Board of South Africa for admission into undergraduate studies. The following supporting documents must be submitted to the Matriculation Board on the address provided below;

  • Form M30 (this form can be downloaded on the Matriculation Board website https://mb.usaf.ac.za)
  • Correctly certified copies of the applicants educational qualifications certified by a South African High Commission,
  • Consulate, Trade Mission or a Public Notary in your home country
  • A correctly certified copy of your passport or birth certificate certified by a South African High Commission, Consulate,
  • Trade Mission or a Public Notary in your home country
  • Sworn English Translation of documents (Documents issued in any Language other than English)
  • Exemption fee as determined by the Matriculation Board (see website https://mb.usaf.ac.za)
  • Submit proof of payment for the Exemption fee of R700 payable to the banking details below

Contact Details – Matriculations Board

UNISA Sunnyside Campus
1st Floor, Block E
Hadefields Office Park
1267 Pretorius Street

P O Box 3854
South Africa
Tel. no: +27 10 591 4401/2
Email: Applications@USAf.ac.za
Website: https://mb.usaf.ac.za

Banking Details – Matriculation Board

Bank – ABSA
Account Name – Matriculation Board
Account number – 4059036917
Branch Name – Sunnyside
Branch Code – 630345
When paying at an international bank Swift Code – ABSA ZA JJ

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Applicants from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Congo Brazzaville will have to apply for Matriculation Exemption directly with Matriculation Board. Please submit all correctly certified copies by mail when applying by hardcopy application or e-mail when have applied online. The University faculties have different APS (Admission Points System) for admission. It is important that when applying to the University applicants include copy of school leaving results and/or academic record if they have studied at the university.


Should you wish to apply for Certificates or Diploma qualification you can apply directly to the university without an Exemption Application or Certificate.

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