Application fees 2023


Submission fees and payment instructions: 2023

As from 1 January 2023 fees towards administrative costs are as follows:

Any queries can be sent to Mrs Deepeka Behari – 012 356 3084 

Category A.

For all studies which are merely funded from Departmental budget and/or RESCOM or any other University of Pretoria Grant, the review is free.

Category B.

For all research for degree purposes, the review is free (UP students).

Category C.

If the value of research grants is less than R500 000.00 for a study conducted by non-UP faculty, or by UP-faculty and sponsored by outside grant organisations (e.g., NRF, MRC, NIH, CSIR, ECOG, BCIRG), a reduced fee is charged. (Note: Researchers must budget for these expenses in their grant application.)


Price excluding VAT

VAT (15%)

Price including VAT


R4 000.00


R4 600.00


R1 000.00


R1 150.00


Category D.

For research funded from International grants exceeding R500 000.00, all contract research, and all research by non-UP researchers with funding exceeding R500 000.00, the full fee is payable.


Price excluding VAT

VAT (15%)

Price including VAT


R20 000.00

R3 000.00

R23 000.00


R5 000.00


R5 750.00

*Note: For minor Amendments (e.g. advertisements, diary cards, posters, gifts, presents), no fee is applicable.

Please pay upon receipt of an invoice from our department. Please use the reference number for your deposit as reflected on this invoice. Please send proof of payment to [email protected]

updated 30 November 2022

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