UNISA Banking Details

By | August 25, 2021

UNISA Banking Details

UNISA Banking Details

unisa banking details

Unisa payment methods and banking details

 We offer a number of different payment options for your convenience. The table below lists payment methods, payment channels, as well as refunds and other information. Please double-check that the reference field for electronic transactions is filled out accurately. At any Unisa office, cash or checks will not be accepted. Cash, on the other hand, can be deposited into the university’s bank account at any Standard Bank location.

We’re having issues with the online credit card payment connection right now. Please pay your fees using EFT until the issue is rectified.

Debit cards

Payments by debit card are only accepted in person at Unisa in Sunnyside, Florida, or at one of the regional offices.

Credit cards

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

Unisa web credit card payments

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

Postal orders, money orders

Make all postal orders and money orders payable to Unisa. Only if this method of payment is sent to the university will it be accepted.

Telegraphic money order (TMO)

Students must include their last name, first name, address, student number (if applicable), and the reason for the payment. For delivery and payment by the Unisarand Post Office, the TMO must be addressed to “Unisa” Unisarand.

Bank deposit

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

  • 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 deposit slip is correctly filled in as follows:
    • The first eight (8) blocks of the deposit reference are for the student number (if the student number is only seven digits, a “0” must be filled in as the first digit of the student number). Fill in the code numbers 5400374721 for study costs, 5400374225 for Library fees, or 5352X74608 for Matriculation Exemption fees, leaving one block open.
  • Ensure that the deposit slip is correctly filled in as follows:
    • Deposit to: Unisa student deposits
    • Bank account number: 096R
    • The first eight (8) blocks of the deposit reference are for the student number (if the student number is only seven digits, a “0” must be filled in as the first digit of the student number). Fill in the following codes, leaving one block open:
      • 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 missing or erroneous, the transaction will not be completed by the bank and/or may result in a delay in the allocation or transfer of funds to your account, for which the university cannot be held liable.
  • Payments will be assigned to the study fees account within two days, excluding weekends, if all information on the deposit slip is correct.
  • For deposit, only bank-guaranteed checks will be accepted. On the back of the check, you must indicate your student number.

How to complete a bank deposit slip

Please be aware that Unisa is now a Standard Bank client. Please see the sample deposit slip below if you need to make a payment at a Standard Bank branch.

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


Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

Unisa is a pre-approved beneficiary.

  • Select Unisa on the beneficiary 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 is missing or erroneous, the transaction will not be processed by the bank and/or the allocation or transfer of funds to your account will be delayed.
  • Payments will be assigned to the study fees account within two days, excluding weekends, if all information on the deposit slip is correct.

UNISA Banking Details

Payments by employers/sponsors/donors & bulk payments

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

  • Payment information that is incomplete or erroneous will not be processed, and Unisa shall not be held liable for any delays in the allocation or transfer of funds to study fees accounts as a result.
  • Payments will be made within two working days after the appropriate information is received. susdepid@unisa.ac.zamust receive proof of payment (remittance or payment advice) as well as a breakdown of the payment (complete names, identity numbers, student numbers, and amount per student).
  • For any enquiries, please send an e-mail to susdepid@unisa.ac.za

Refunds

  • Requests 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)
  • Requests can be e-mailed to finan@unisa.ac.za.
  • From the time we receive your request, we will complete your refund within 15 working (business) days.
  • Credit balances in excess of total study costs paid by sponsors or bursaries will be reimbursed to the relevant sponsor or bursary.

UNISA Banking Details

Please note:

  • There will be no reimbursements for credit amounts less than R100.00. There are no refunds for application and admission fees.
  • Requests for refunds must be accompanied by payment proof.

International students

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

The preferred method of payment is credit card via the Unisa website. Unisa web payment link: https://www.unisa.ac.za/feepayment (this is a secure site). Alternatively, 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

General

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

unisa application nsfas grant
unisa application ndp
unisa application opening date

unisa application process
How to Access Unisa Application Tool
How to Accept Unisa application Offer

Unisa Application Grant 2023-2024

For more info visit the school website

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