UNISA Fees Payment Methods and Banking Details

The following are the payment methods provided by the University of South Africa (UNISA). We extract this information from the official Unisa website which is provided on the bottom of this post.

I urge you to verify these details on the official website provided below as it can be changed without prior notice to us.

Recommended – See UNISA School Fees Schedule

Unisa payment methods and banking details

For your convenience, UNISA provides a variety of different payment methods. The following table details ways to pay, payment channels, plus refund and other information. In the case of electronic transfers, please ensure that the reference field is completed correctly. No cash or cheques will be accepted at any Unisa office. Cash can, however, be paid into the university’s bank account at any First National Bank (FNB) branch.

 

Debit cards

Debit card payments are accepted if you pay or register in person at any Unisa Regional offices.

Credit cards

Credit cards are restricted to Visa and Mastercard. Credit card payments are accepted if you pay or register in person at Unisa in Sunnyside / Florida or one of the regional offices. Please note that these are real-time transactions.

Unisa web credit card payments

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

Bank deposit

Cash and direct bank deposits can be made at any First National Bank (FNB) 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:
    • 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 code number 5400374721 for study fees, 3000774039 for SBL student fees, 5400374225 for library fees or 5352X74608 for Matriculation Exemption fees
  • Ensure that the deposit slip is correctly filled in as follows:
    • Deposit to: Unisa Student Fees
    • Bank account number: Unisa Student Fees
    • 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
      • 3000774039 for SBL student fees
      • 5400374225 for library fees
      • 5352X74608 for matriculation exemption fees
      • 5370810030 for the application fee
      • 5400315164 for access cards

Please note:

  • Should any of the information on the bank deposit slip be incomplete or incorrect, the transaction will not be processed by the bank and/or may cause a delay in the allocation or transfer of funds to your account and as such the university cannot be held liable for delays caused.
  • Payments will be allocated within two (2) to ten (10) working days to the study fees account, provided that all the information on the deposit slip is correct.
  • No cheques are accepted.

Electronic Funds Transfers (EFT)

Please note that Unisa now banks with First National Bank (FNB). Unisa is a pre-approved beneficiary.

For South African students using FNB

Bank name First National Bank (FNB)
Account name Unisa Students Deposits
Account number Select Unisa on the list of pre-approved public beneficiaries
Reference (study fees) Student number, space, 5400374721 (study fees allocation number)[your 8-digit student number]
Reference (SBL fees) Student number, space, 3000774039 (SBL student fee allocation number)[your 8-digit student number]

 

South African students NOT using FNB for their EFT should please use the following income account number details

Bank name First National Bank (FNB)
Account name Unisa Student Fees Account
Account number 627 9963 0382
Account type Cheque
Branch code 210554
Reference (study fees) Student number, space, 5400374721 (study fee allocation number)[your 8-digit student number]
Reference (SBL fees) Student number, space, 3000774039 (SBL student fee allocation number)[your 8-digit student number]

Please use the correct referencing to ensure that payments are automatically allocated to your student account.

Payments by employers / bulk payments, sponsors, bursaries, donors & international students

Bank name: First National Bank (FNB)
Account name Unisa Income Account
Account number 627 9962 5200
Account type Cheque
Branch code 250645
Swift code FIRNZAJJ

Please note: For bulk payments kindly complete the payment advice form (Download the payment advice form)  

Allocation numbers for payments other than study fees:

Study fees Student number, space, 5400374721
Library fees Student number, space, 5400374225
Application fees Student number, space, 5370810030
Matriculation exemption fees Student number, space, 5352X74608
Student card fees Student number, space, 5400315164
SBL tuition Student number, space, 3000774039

Please note:

  • Incomplete or incorrect payment information will not be processed, and Unisa will not be held liable for any resultant delay in the allocation or transfer of funds to study fees accounts.
  • Payments will be allocated within two (2) to ten (10) working days upon receipt of the required information. Proof of payment (remittance or payment advice) and a breakdown of the payment (full names, identity numbers, student numbers and amount per student) must be sent to [email protected]
  • If a company or employer is paying your tuition fees, please submit proof of payment to [email protected]
  • For any enquiries, please send an e-mail to [email protected]

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)
  • Refunds will be processed within 15 working (business) days from receipt of request.
  • Credit balances exceeding the total study fees paid by sponsors or bursaries will be refunded to the sponsor or bursary concerned.

Please note:

  • No refunds for credit balances less than R100.00 will be allowed.
  • Applications and miscellaneous fees are non-refundable.
  • Refund requests must be accompanied by the required documentation.

General

  • The university reserves the right not to render services to students with outstanding balances.
  • Receipts and statements of accounts will be issued to registered students only. It remains the student’s responsibility to submit the document to the relevant sponsor.

OFFICIAL UNISA PAYMENT METHOD PAGE – https://www.unisa.ac.za/sites/corporate/default/Apply-for-admission/Student-fees-and-funding-your-studies/Unisa-payment-methods-and-banking-details

For information and inquiries, you can contact the University of South Africa (UNISA) by visiting the institution’s official website.

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