Immigration Requirements

The International Students Division will be open from 4th January 2022.

 All non- South African students who are holders of temporary residence permits are urged to report at the International Cooperation Division desk at the Hillcrest Campus to submit the required unblocking/ clearance documents. Alternatively, send documents via email to [email protected]

Required documents:

 Study Visa endorsed to study at The University of Pretoria 

·         Copy of Passport (Page with photo and passport number)

·         Copy of Study visa (endorsed for studies at the University of Pretoria)

·         Proof of South African medical cover 

  Asylum Seekers and Refugee permit holders

                              Copy of valid Asylum Seekers permit or Refugee permit

Diplomatic Status

·         Only students with diplomatic visas (cards are not acceptable) will obtain the benefits of diplomats.

 Work Visa holders

·         Work visas to study part-time at the University of Pretoria.

·         Confirmation letter from the faculty, timetable or Block schedule

Permanent Residents of South Africa

·         Copy of South African Identity Document

·         PR Permit and a copy of passport

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.

PLEASE NOTE: Permanent residents of countries other than South Africa, including

permanent residents of SADC countries will be captured on UP systems as citizens of their

original countries and tuition fees will be levied accordingly.

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