University of Pretoria Online Application 2021/2022

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The University of Pretoria Online Application 2021/2022 is ongoing.

The management of the University of Pretoria (UP) is inviting applications for interested and suitably qualified students (South Africans and International) for admission into undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for the 2021/2022 academic year.

Before applying, see the University of Pretoria Fees Schedule available for the 2021/2022 admissions.

How to Apply to the University of Pretoria

The University of Pretoria 2021/2022 application can be done in either of two ways: hardcopy or online.

To use the UP Online Application System, you’ll need internet access, as well as an email address you can access regularly. This is because as soon as you submit your online application, a student number (EMPLID) will be sent to your email address as confirmation of receipt.

University of Pretoria Online Application;

The Online Application System is intended for use by new prospective students submitting an application to UP for the first time. It is not intended for students presently registered at the University of Pretoria.

Applying via Online Application;


You will only be able to submit your online application once you have:

  • Completed the full online application form, AND
  • Uploaded all the necessary scanned supporting documents in .pdf format, AND
  • Either paid the application fee by credit card OR uploaded proof of bank deposit at Standard Bank, Account Number 012602604 (see checklist).
  • If you have not clicked APPLY, your form has not been submitted.

Once your application has been successfully submitted after you have clicked VERIFY and APPLY:

  •  You will no longer be able to do any further editing of your application via the Online Application system.
  • You will be informed by email what your allocated student number (EMPLID) is.
  • You will also be sent other important procedures describing how to check your progress and application results on the student portal.


Checklist for UP Online Application.

BROWSER REQUIREMENTS: IMPORTANT! This site requires Internet Explorer (IE) version 7 or 8 or higher browsers.

DATA INPUTS: When you access the Online Application you will be requested to provide an email address to which UP can send communications.

  • Please take care not to make typing errors when providing your email address.
  • If you require a brand new email address, create a new Gmail email address.

As part of the application process, you will be required to capture your South African National ID number or, if you are an international applicant, your Passport number.

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