How to (Re-)register myNSFAS Account?

The account allows you to check your application progress, get your application results, and upload the relevant, supporting documents, among other functions.

18 comments

By Staff Reporter

Summary. This article answers the following questions:

  • Why do I need to register a myNSFAS account?
  • Where do I go to create a myNSFAS account?
  • What do I need to have with me when creating a myNSFAS account?
  • What steps do I need to follow to create a myNSFAS account?

For students who need to apply for funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), there are two options. The first option is to submit the application manually at your nearest National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) or Thusong Centre. You can also apply online through the myNSFAS student portal

The portal does not only allow you to apply for NSFAS bursary but further update your personal details, check your application progress, get your application results, and upload the relevant, supporting documents using a device such as a desktop computer.

Below is a step-by-step guide of how to register or re-register a myNSFAS account:

  • Log onto my.nsfas.org.za, and select the “Create account” option to create an account.
  • Fill in the following personal details as they appear on your ID: first name(s), last name, and ID number.
  • Fill in your valid contact details: email address (which will be your username) and cellphone number. (NSFAS will use these email address and cellphone number to communicate important updates about your application.)
  • Click on the “Read and understood T&Cs” area after filling in the above details.
  • Create a password and then confirm it.
  • Click on the “I am not a robot” area to complete the relevant puzzle if any.
  • Click on the “Create account” button.
  • Receive an One Time Pin (OTP) through SMS and type it as soon as possible.
  • Answer three security questions.

Images are screenshots of myNSFAS student portal.


18 comments on “How to (Re-)register myNSFAS Account?”

    1. Hi, it is best that you directly contact NSFAS. See below for its contact details and the platforms where one can reach NSFAS.

      Tel: 0800 067 327/021 763 3200
      Email: info@nsfas.org.za
      Facebook: National Student Financial Aid Scheme
      Twitter: @myNSFAS
      Instagram: @myNSFAS

      When speaking to one of its officials or sending a message, you should explain the challenge that you are facing.

      Please let us know how everything goes.

  1. I received my wallet funding but can’t withraw,I lodged a complaint they say I should re-register my nsfas account when I do it says it’s already registered don’t know what to do

    1. Hi, it is best that you directly contact NSFAS. See below for its contact details and the platforms where one can reach NSFAS.

      Tel: 0800 067 327/021 763 3200
      Email: info@nsfas.org.za
      Facebook: National Student Financial Aid Scheme
      Twitter: @myNSFAS
      Instagram: @myNSFAS

      When speaking to one of its officials or sending a message, you should explain the challenge that you are facing.

      Please let us know how everything goes.

      1. My wallet account was locked from February until now but the responce on my cases say it is resolved, i never receive my allowances since then

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