Unisa Payment Method and Banking Details 2024-2025

By | October 23, 2022

Unisa Payment Method and Banking Details 2024-2025

Unisa Payment Method and Banking Details 2024-2025

Unisa Payment Method and Banking Details 2024-2025

Unisa Payment Method and Banking Information Prospective students can pay for their Online Applications using the payment methods listed below.

  • The cost of attending the University of South Africa (Unisa) varies depending on the course or program chosen. During the application process, an R115,00 online application fee must be paid to Unisa’s account. You must also ensure that your application fee is non-refundable if you decide not to study at Unisa or do not meet the admission requirements.
  • Furthermore, Unisa will not accept cash into their offices. You must deposit funds into the university’s First National Bank account.

The payment method and banking information for the University of South Africa (Unisa) are as follows:

  • Debit cards
  • Credit cards
  • Unisa web credit card payments
  • Bank deposit
  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
  • Payments by employers / bulk payments, sponsors, bursaries, donors and international students
  • Refunds
  • General

Debit Cards

  • If you pay or register in person at any Unisa Regional office, debit card payments are accepted.

Credit Cards

  • Visa and Mastercard are the only credit cards accepted. If you pay or register in person at Unisa in Sunnyside, Florida, or one of the regional offices, credit card payments are accepted. Please keep in mind that these are real-time transactions.

Unisa web credit card payments

Unisa web payment link: https://www.unisa.ac.za/feepayment (this is a secure site)

Please note:

Bank Deposits

Cash and direct bank deposits are accepted at all First National Bank (FNB) branches in South Africa.

  • If you already have a student number, you can use it to pay fees such as study fees, examination fees (supplementary, sick, or special exam fees), exemption fees, and library charges, as long as the deposit slip is correctly filled out:
    • Deposit reference: first eight (8) blocks are for the student number (If the student number consists of only 7 digits, then a “0” must be filled in as the first digit of the student number) leave one block open, then fill in the code number 5400374721 for study fees, 3000774039 for SBL student fees, 5400374225 for library fees or 5352X74608 for Matriculation Exemption fees
  • Ensure that the deposit slip is correctly filled in as follows:
    • Deposit to: Unisa Student Fees
    • Bank account number: Unisa Student Fees
    • Deposit reference: the first eight (8) blocks are for the student number (if the student number is only seven digits, a “0” must be entered as the first digit). Leave one block blank and then enter the following codes:
      • 5400374721 for study fees
      • 3000774039 for SBL student fees
      • 5400374225 for library fees
      • 5352X74608 for matriculation exemption fees
      • 5370810030 for the application fee
      • 5400315164 for access cards

Please note:

  • If any of the information on the bank deposit slip is incomplete or incorrect, the transaction will not be processed by the bank and/or may result in a delay in the allocation or transfer of funds to your account; as a result, the university cannot be held liable for any delays that occur.
  • Payments will be allocated to the study fees account within two (2) to ten (10) working days if all information on the deposit slip is correct.
  • Cheques are not accepted.

Electronic Funds Transfers (EFT)

Please be aware that Unisa now has a banking relationship with First National Bank (FNB). Unisa has been pre-approved as a beneficiary.

For South African students using FNB

Bank name First National Bank (FNB)
Account name Unisa Students Deposits
Account number Select Unisa on the list of pre-approved public beneficiaries
Reference (study fees) Student number, space, 5400374721 (study fees allocation number)
[your 8-digit student number]
Reference (SBL fees) Student number, space, 3000774039 (SBL student fee allocation number)
[your 8-digit student number]
Reference (applications) Student number, space, 5370810030 (study fees allocation number)
[your 8-digit student number]

 

South African students NOT using FNB for their EFT should please use the following income account number details

Bank name First National Bank (FNB)
Account name Unisa Student Fees Account
Account number 627 9963 0382
Account type Cheque
Branch code 210554
Reference (study fees) Student number, space, 5400374721 (study fee allocation number)
[your 8-digit student number]
Reference (SBL fees) Student number, space, 3000774039 (SBL student fee allocation number)
[your 8-digit student number]
Reference (applications) Student number, space, 5370810030 (study fees allocation number)
[your 8-digit student number]

 

For South African students using ABSA

Bank name: ABSA
Account name: University of South Africa
Account number: 4097930634
Account type: Cheque
Branch code: 632005

Please use the correct referencing to ensure that payments are automatically allocated to your student account.

Read also on University of South Africa (Unisa) Online Application

Payments by employers / bulk payments, sponsors, bursaries, donors & international students

Bank name: First National Bank (FNB)
Account name Unisa Income Account
Account number 627 9962 5200
Account type Cheque
Branch code 250645
Swift code FIRNZAJJ

Please note: For bulk payments kindly complete the payment advice form (Download the payment advice form)

Allocation numbers for payments other than study fees:  

Study fees Student number, space, 5400374721
Library fees Student number, space, 5400374225
Application fees Student number, space, 5370810030
Matriculation exemption fees Student number, space, 5352X74608
Student card fees Student number, space, 5400315164
SBL tuition Student number, space, 3000774039

Please note:

  • Incomplete or incorrect payment information will not be processed, and Unisa will not be held responsible for any delays in the allocation or transfer of funds to study fee accounts as a result.
    Payments will be made within two (2) to ten (10) working days of receiving the necessary information. Susdepid@unisa.ac.za requires proof of payment (remittance or payment advice) as well as a breakdown of the payment (full names, identity numbers, student numbers, and amount per student).

Refunds

  • Requests must be submitted in writing and signed by the registered student.
  • Fill out the refund form (PDF) or Download the international student refund form (PDF)
  • Refunds will be processed within 15 workings (business) days of the request being received.
  • Credit balances that exceed the total study fees paid by sponsors or bursaries will be refunded to the respective sponsor or bursary.

Please keep in mind:

  • There will be no refunds for credit balances less than R100.00.
  • Applications and other fees are non-refundable.
  • Refund requests must be accompanied by the required documentation, as specified on the refund form.

General

  • The university reserves the right to refuse services to students who owe money.
  • Only registered students will receive receipts and account statements. It is the responsibility of the student to submit the document to the appropriate sponsor.

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