Thekwini TVET Nsfas Application

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Thekwini TVET Nsfas Application

Thekwini TVET Nsfas Application

The National Student Financial Aid Plan is a government support scheme for South African students which offers financial support to deprived undergraduate learners pay for the cost of their tertiary education after completing high school. The Department of Higher Education and Training is funded by the  Department of Higher Education and Training.

In 1996, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme was launched, substituting South Africa’s Tertiary Education Fund (TEFSA) in 1999.  The TEFSA program was a non-profit company which, from its inception until 2000, managed and administered NSFAS.

How to Apply;

You can apply online using a cellphone, tablet or computer. Follow these simple steps to apply:

Step 1: Go to and click on the ‘myNSFAS’ tab

Step 2: Create a myNSFAS account

Step 3: Click on the ‘APPLY’ tab and answer the questions on the screen

Step 4: Upload the required supporting documents then click on ‘submit’

You need the following to complete your NSFAS application:

  • Your own cellphone number and email address
  • A valid Copy of your ID or birth certificate
  • AID copies of parents, guardian or spouse
  • Your proof of income or 1 year’s IRP5 (if applicable)
  • Your parents, guardian or spouse’s proof of income
  • If you are a SASSA grant recipient, no proof of income will be required
  • Applicants with a disability must submit a completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form, click here to download
  • An applicant who is recognized as a Vulnerable Child by the Department of Social Development must provide a completed and signed Vulnerable Child Declaration and Consent Form, click here to download.

Connect with US

NSFAS Connect: and log into your myNSFAS account

Facebook: National Student Financial Aid Scheme

Twitter page: @myNSFAS

Instagram: @myNSFAS


If you have a general enquiry, please send an email to

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