International Indicator (SS2) removal
Registration procedures for 2018
The International Students Division in the Graduate Centre will be open from 3 January 2018.
All students are urged to ensure that they have been admitted for their preferred study programme before embarking to South Africa after final school results or other tertiary results are published/released. Please do not assume that you have maintained your admission on prior results submitted when applying for studies at the University of Pretoria.
Students, who have forfeited their academic placements, will not be able to move into residences.
Please follow the link http://www.up.ac.za/online-registration
The new Immigration Regulations of 2014 came into effect on 26 May 2014. Effectively, this marked the commencement of the Immigration Amendment Acts of 2007 and 2011 and the new Immigration Regulations, 2014.
In order for you to lodge your application for a study visa, please visit the website: http://www.vfsglobal.com/dha/southafrica
All non-RSA citizen students who are holders of the following temporary residence permits are classified as international students at UP:
Relatives Visa with an endorsement to study
Diplomatic Visa (No diplomatic cards are accepted)
Asylum Seekers Permit
Work/Business Visa to study part-time at the University of Pretoria
Permanent Residents (Permanent Residence status in South Africa only)
Immigration clearance 2018
When reporting to the International Students Division, please ensure that you bring the following documents:
2.1 Study visa holder
Valid passport; and
1 X Copy of Passport (Page with photo and page with passport number)
1 X Copy of Study visa (endorsed for studies at the University of Pretoria)
1 X Completed International Students Information Form (attached)
1 X Medical Indemnity Form (attached)
1 X Proof of South African medical cover as stated under point
2.2 Asylum Seekers and Refugee permit holders1 X Copy of
valid Asylum Seekers permit or Refugee permit
2.3 Diplomatic Status
Only students with diplomatic visas (cards are not acceptable) will obtain the benefits of diplomats.
2.4 Work Visa holders
Work visas to study part-time at the University of Pretoria.
2.5 Permanent Residents of South Africa
1 X Copy of South African Identity Document
If you are in possession of a South African Identity document, please email a copy to [email protected] as soon as possible in order for us to lift your immigration block before the registration period commences, clearly stating your student number.
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