Is Nsfas Allowance Extended In 2023-2024

By | August 2, 2022

Is Nsfas Allowance Extended In 2023-2024

Is Nsfas Allowance Extended Date In 2023-2024

Nsfas Allowance Extended Date In 2023

Students and prospective students who are believed to be enrolled or are currently studying at a public Tvet College or University should use the myNSFAS account to submit their NSFAS online for the bursary. Students must sign into their NSFAS accounts in order to submit an application.


It has been made clear by NSFAS that recipients who received allowances in 2022 would continue to receive them in 2023. Through the myNSFAS platform, which enables students to apply using a smartphone or computer, NSFAS applications can be submitted electronically. You must use your personal information to create a myNSFAS account in order to achieve this.


South Africans who failed to submit their financial aid applications by the deadline for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) can finally breathe a sigh of relief. According to a statement from the government financial aid organisation, the deadline has been extended to give prospective students one more chance to apply.


Read: Nsfas Application 2023 Opening Date


Nsfas Allowance Extended Date In 2023-2024

The online Nsfas application date for the 2023 academic year starts from the 2nd of November 2022 and closes on the 7th of January 2023. But due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, the date may be extended to the 27th of January 2023.


What Does The Nsfas Extended Allowance Cover 2023-2024

The Nsfas allowances can be used for the following:


  • Accommodation
    As per the actual costs charged by the university (costs for private accommodation must not exceed costs for university residence)
  • Transport (up to 40 km from the institution) R7 500  per annum
  • Living allowance R15, of 000  per annum
  • Book allowances R5200 per annum
  • Incidental/personal care allowance R2900 per annum for students in catered residences



  • Accommodation in an urban area R24,000 per annum
  • Accommodation in a peri-urban area R18,900 per annum
  • Accommodation in a rural area R15,750 per annum
  • Transport (up to 40 km from the institution) R7,350  per annum
  • Transport R7000 per annum
  • Incidental/personal care allowance R2900 per annum


Nsfas Requirements Needed To Apply For Nsfas Allowance Extended In 2023  2023

Attach to your application the following documents:

  • All applicants must provide a copy of their ID document. Smart ID cards: a copy with both sides of the smart ID must be provided
  • A temporary ID issued by the Department of Home Affairs
  • Non-SASSA applicants must provide ID copies of parent/s, legal guardian/guardian or spouse,
  • Proof of income applicant and/or parents/legal guardian/spouse (where applicable (non-SASSA) should provide latest payslip, not older 3 months, UIF letter, appointment letter, retrenchment letter (applicant and/or parent(s), legal guardian/spouse).


Apply For Nsfas 2023-2024

The step-by-step points below will help you to apply for 2023-2024 Nsfas:

  • NSFAS applications are submitted online through the myNSFAS portal (, where students can submit their applications using their smartphones or computer.
  • To apply you must create a myNSFAS account online, then proceed to the application tab where you will fill in your personal details.
  • Applicants must ensure that they receive a reference number when they have submitted their application, as proof that their applications have been successfully submitted.


Read Also: Nsfas Application 2023 Closing Date


Note: If you don’t have a digital device or internet connection, you can still apply by going to your local Thusong Center or National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) and following the same procedures there. 



For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact NSFAS directly:

  • Tel: 0860 067 327
  • Email:


Hope the information given has been helpful to you, leave your comments in the comments section. Better still you can visit the official website of NSFAS for more details.


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