By | September 1, 2022

Details Of University of KwaZulu-Natal Application 2023/2024:  UKZN Online Application 2023 Opening Date

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is a South African university with five campuses in the KwaZulu-Natal province. The University of Natal and the University of Durban-Westville merged on January 1, 2004, to establish the University of Natal-Westville.

University of KwaZulu-Natal Application 2023/2024: To apply to the University of KwaZulu-Natal, you need the documents below:

  • A certified copy of the green barcode ID
  • Proof of payment of all relevant application fees
  • Certified copy of Grade 11 results and all recent Grade 12 results

A comprehensive list of tips that you should consider before the application should take into account, read here. Applicants should check the individual additional requirements for each course and each university. Also, consider NBTs and check with your university to see if you need NBT results for the application. You can find more information about NBTs here.

Semester 1: January 2023

  • If you are a South African citizen and currently in Grade 12 or have completed.
  • Your National Senior Certificate or Senior Certificate and have never studied at UKZN before,
  • You have to make an application to UKZN by completing a Central Application Office (CAO) application form.


If you are currently registered (or have been registered) at another institution for undergraduate studies and wish to apply for a transfer to UKZN, you must also complete the CAO application form.

Where to obtain a CAO form

  • CAO website click on link to download OR
  • Contact the CAO on 031 268 4444 OR
  • Apply online: consult OR
  • Write to OR
  • Application fee payable to CAO R250 on time and R470 for late applications

Documentation required

  • Grade 12 learners must submit certified copies of their Grade 11 results (plus any available Grade 12 results) and their ID documents with the applications.
  • An applicant wishing to transfer from other Universities must submit certified copies of their National Senior Certificates/Senior certificates as well as complete academic transcripts from their previous/current Universities with their applications.

Closing dates for South African citizens

  • Semester 1 (January intake)
  • Medicine: 30 June: No late applications are accepted.
  • All other programs: 30 September.

Semester 2: (August intake)

  • Apply directly to UKZN.
  • Applications close on 30 June.

For your information, South African students wishing to apply online will need a working email address and ID number. Foreign students who want to apply need their passport numbers.

UKZN Online Application 2023 Opening Date

University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Contact Details

  • DBN: +27 31 260 1111
  • PMB: +27 33 260 5111
  • or Call +27 31 260 8596

Please visit the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)’s Official Website.