Unisa Application and Banking Details

By | July 28, 2021

Unisa Application and Banking Details

Unisa Application and Banking Details

For your accessibility, we have provided a diversity of different payment methods. The table below details ways to pay, payment channels, plus refunds, and other information. With regards to electronic transfers, please confirm that the reference field is completed correctly.

No cash or cheques will be accepted at any Unisa office. Cash can, however, be paid into the university’s bank account at any Standard Bank branch.

Debit cards

Debit card payments are only recognized if you pay or register in person at Unisa in Sunnyside / Florida or at one of the regional offices.

Credit cards

Credit cards are limited to Visa and Mastercard. Credit card payments are recognized if you pay or register in person at Unisa in Sunnyside / Florida or at one of the regional offices.

Please note that these are real-time transactions.

Unisa web credit card payments

Unisa web payment link: https://www.unisa.ac.za/feepayment

Please note:

Postal orders, money orders

Postal orders and money orders must be made payable to Unisa. This method of payment will only be accepted if posted to the university.

Telegraphic Money Order (TMO)

Students must provide their surname, first names, address, student number (if known) and for what reason the payment is made. The TMO must be addressed to “Unisa” Unisarand for delivery and payment by the Unisarand Post Office.

Unisa Application and Banking Details

Bank deposit

Bank deposits can be made at any Standard Bank branch in South Africa

  • if you already have a student number
  • in the type of fees, for example, study fees, examination fees (supplementary, sick, or special exam fees), exemption fees, and library charges
  • provided that the deposit slip is correctly filled in as follows:

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, 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 deposits
  • Bank account number: 096R
  • 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 following codes:
    • 5400374721 for study 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 cause a delay in the distribution or transfer of funds to your account, and as such the university cannot be held accountable for delays caused.
  • Payments will be assigned within two days, except over weekends, to the study fees account provided that all the information on the deposit slip is correct.
  • Only bank-guaranteed cheques will be accepted for deposit. You must write your student number on the back of the cheque.

Unisa Application and Banking Details

How to complete a bank deposit slip

Please note that Unisa is now banking with Standard Bank. In case you need to make payments at a Standard Bank branch, please refer to the following sample deposit slip.

Complete the deposit slip according to this table and the image below:

1 Unisa student deposits
2 096R
3 8 digit student number
4 Leave a block empty after your student number
5 Reference number

a) Study fees – 5400374721
b) Matriculation fees – 5352X74608
c) Library fees – 5400374225
d) Application fee – 5370810030

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

Unisa is a pre-approved recipient.

  • Select Unisa on the recipient field.
  • You will not be required to complete the bank account or branch code details.
  • Ensure that the reference field is completed correctly.
  • 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 following codes:
    • 5400374721 for study 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 be incomplete or incorrect, the transaction will not be processed by the bank and/or may cause a delay in the distribution or transfer of funds to your account.
  • Payments will be assigned within two days, except over weekends, to the study fees account provided that all the information on the deposit slip is correct.

Unisa Application and Banking Details

Payments by employers / sponsors / donors & bulk payments

Unisa allows payments by employers/sponsors/donors & bulk payments. It is, therefore, the student’s responsibility to certify the following:

  • The correct Unisa banking details and payment methods are used.
  • A fully completed payment advice form is submitted during Unisa’s approved registration period. Download the payment advice form (DOC).
  • The correct proof of payment (remittance or payment advice) accompanying the payment breakdown form is submitted to Unisa.

Banking details for payments by employers/sponsors/donors & bulk payments only:

  • Account name: University of South Africa (income)
  • Account number: 01 155 462 2
  • Business current account
  • Branch & code: Sunnyside, 01 0645

Please note:

  • Incomplete or incorrect payment information will not be processed, and Unisa will not be held accountable for any subsequent delay in the distribution or transfer of funds to study fees accounts.
  • Payments will be assigned within two days upon receipt of the required information. Proof of payment (remittance or payment advice) and a breakdown of the payment (full names, identity numbers, student numbers, and amount per student) must be sent to susdepid@unisa.ac.za

For any inquiries, please send an e-mail to susdepid@unisa.ac.za

Refunds

  • Appeals have to be made in writing and must be signed by the registered student.
    Download the refund form (PDF) or Download the refund form for international students (PDF)
  • Appeals can be e-mailed to finan@unisa.ac.za.
  • Refunds will be processed within 15 working days from receipt of the appeal.
  • Credit balances above the total study fees paid by sponsors or bursaries will be refunded to the sponsor or bursary concerned. Unisa Application and Banking Details

Please note:

  • No refunds for credit balances less than R100.00 will be permitted.
  • Applications and miscellaneous fees are non-refundable.
  • Refund requests must go together with proof of payment.

International students

Please note that this bank account should ONLY be used by international students.

The ideal method of payment is a credit card via the Unisa website. Unisa web payment link: https://www.unisa.ac.za/feepayment. On the other hand, you can make payment by means of a SWIFT/EFT transfer (see bank account details below).

SWIFT/EFT transfers can be made

  • if you already have a student number
  • in respect of fees, for example, study fees, examination fees (supplementary, sick or special exam fees), exemption fees, and library charges
  • provided that the details are filled in as follows:
    • Bank: Standard Bank
    • Beneficiary: Unisa student deposits
    • Branch code: 010645
    • Swift code: SBZAZAJJ
    • Account number: 011554622
    • 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 following codes:
      • 5400374721 for study fees
      • 5400374225 for library fees
      • 5352X74608 for matriculation exemption fees
      • 5370810030 for the application fee

Please note: that credit card payments are real-time transactions. Submit proof of payment to SUSDEPID@unisa.ac.za

Please Note

  • The university reserves the right not to render services to students with outstanding balances.
  • Receipts and statements of accounts will be issued to registered students only. It is the student’s responsibility to submit the document to the relevant sponsor.

Very Useful Links from Unisa

Application Instructions
Unisa admission requirements
Unisa application process
Unisa application form PDF download
How to apply Unisa Online
Unisa Application Status
University of South Africa (Unisa) prospectus

Unisa application form

For more info visit the school website

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.