How to pay your application fee


Please submit proof of payment to  or enclosed with your hard copies.

Pay your non-refundable application fee:

Citizens of all African countriesR1 500 (One Thousand Five Hundred Rand)
Applicants from all other countriesUS$ 285 (Two Hundred and Eighty-Five US Dollars)

Banking Details:

Beneficiary: UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN - GSB Account No.9
Bank: Standard Bank SA Ltd
Branch: Rondebosch, Western Cape
Branch Code: 025009
Account: 072953004
Swift code (for international payments): SBZAZAJJ
GSB Reference Number format: GSB / surname / first name - OR - UCT student number

Company Sponsorship:

  1. Must be on a company letterhead.
  2. Must detail the student name and student number.
  3. Must detail the amount of the sponsorship.
  4. Must indicate contact details of a company representative (full names, designation, telephone number and email address) that can be contacted to verify the sponsorship 

Proforma invoice can be requested here. 

Payment Methods:

  1. Direct deposit at any branch of Standard Bank
  2. Internet banking direct transfer
  3. Telegraphic / wire transfer (from outside South Africa)
  4. Debit and Credit Card payments (we do not accept American Express or Diners Cards though)
  5. Cheque payments (Cheques should be crossed and made payable to the "University of Cape Town" and the student name and number written on the back of the cheque.)
  6. Cash payments up to a maximum of R 1,000.00 can be made at the GSB. Anything greater must be paid directly into a Standard Bank branch or done via another option listed above.

NB: Students with outstanding balances on their fees accounts will not have any subsequent application processed until the debt has been settled in full.



Submitting your application

All students applying to UCT need to complete this online process.