How to Apply – UCT Online Application. If you are wondering how to apply for the UTC 2023 application year, follow these steps.

How to Apply – UCT Online Application

To apply to the University of Cape Town, you must first have sat for the NBTS. You can apply to UCT by following the steps below;

  • Go to
  • Click on the apply online tap
  • Select the faculty for which you want to apply for a study permit
  • Select whether you want accommodation or not
  • Fill in the forms
  • Submit your application

At this stage, your UCT application has been submitted to the University of Cape Town online application portal.

To submit a paper application to the University of Cape Town, you must download the UCT application form.

The University of Cape Town has its own requirements for both South African and International applicants.

When an applicant meets all the requirements for UCT application, they can apply to the University of Cape Town.

You can check here for detailed information about it UCT Application Requirements for South African Applicants and UCT Requirements for International Applicants.

For detailed information on how to apply for UCT, we recommend that you check out this step-by-step guide How to register with UTC.

Are there application fees at UCT?

Yes, UCT applicants pay an application fee. The fee is non-refundable and does not count towards school fees after admission.

You can see more at UCT application fee here. You will find the exact breakdown of UCT application fees for international students and South African students.

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