UP Late Application 2024

How to apply

Before continuing please read the admission requirements of the University of Pretoria.



Please ensure that you meet the admission requirements before applying.

  • It is in your best interest to complete your own application. The University of Pretoria does not make use of representatives, agents or agencies during the application process. If you choose to make use of representatives, agents or agencies, you do so at own risk. 
  • The closing dates are non-negotiable. It is your responsibility to ensure you apply before the applicable deadline! 
  • It is of utmost importance that you provide your correct personal email and postal addresses to enable the University of Pretoria to communicate with you directly. 

Persons with disabilities: 



The online application system provides the facility for an applicant to disclose his/her disability status. Applicants are encouraged to make use of this facility to disclose their disability status at this point in the application process. Such disclosure will in no way prejudice an application. Disclosing your disability status enables the University of Pretoria to better anticipate the needs arising from these disabilities. 

Applying via Online Application 

Please be informed that payment of your online application, is not the final step. You still need to click on “VERIFY” and “APPLY”.

Important note: It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload required supporting .pdf documents.  It is also the responsibility of the applicant to verify and finally click on “apply” to submit an online application.  

The online application system is not intended for use by students presently registered and studying at the University of Pretoria.  Please contact your Faculty should you wish to change to another field of study or if you wish to pursue a different degree.  Important!  

If you have not clicked on VERIFY and APPLY as your last two steps, your application has not officially been submitted to the University of Pretoria.

 Before starting the application process, please:



  • Review the checklist at the end of this document, to take notice of all pre-requisites. You will need to have certain information ready, as well as certain supporting documents available electronically, without which you will not be able to complete your online application.

 You will only be able to submit your online application once you have:

  • Completed the full online application form, AND
  • Uploaded all the necessary scanned supporting documents in .pdf format, AND
  • Either paid the application fee by credit card OR uploaded proof of bank deposit at Standard Bank, Account Number 012602604 (see checklist) .
  • If you have not clicked APPLY, your form has not been submitted.

Once your application has been successfully submitted after you have clicked VERIFY and APPLY:

  •  You will no longer be able to do any further editing of your application via the Online Application system.
  • You will be informed by email what your allocated student number (EMPLID) is.
  • You will also be sent other important procedures describing how to check your progress and application results on the student portal.

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Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the national lockdown, many learners have been faced with various challenges. We have been monitoring all press conferences and strategies released by the Department of Basic Education and the Centre for Educational Testing for Access and Placement closely.

Closing dates have been extended for the BSc Architecture, Health Sciences, and Veterinary Science programmes.

The closing date for new applications for the 2023 intake in the Faculty of Health Sciences has been extended to 31 July 2023.

The closing date for new applications for the 2023 intake in the Faculty of Veterinary Science has been extended to 31 July 2023. The last date to submit the Value Added Forms is 31 August 2023.



The closing date for new applications for the BSc Architecture programme for the 2024 intake has been extended to 30 June 2023.

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