The North West University (NWU) online application 2023 is open and calls for interested students to apply. You can begin your application to NWU for the year 2023 by following the process here.

You must understand the details before starting your NWU Online Application 2023 so that you can avoid certain simple mistakes.

This post is also going to look at the North-West University Online Application Opening Date and Closing Dates 2023 and other relevant information.

Before you begin your application, you should be aware of the NWU online application fee and NWU online application requirements.

To begin your application, you must access the NWU application portal and the official website for the online application.

Let’s go to the application,

How to Start North West University NWU Application

We have outlined the procedure for making your NWU online application. Follow the steps below…

  • Go to
  • Click Apply Online
  • Download the commitment documents (required)
  • Click New request
  • Create new student number, (Fill in the fields to get your student number)
  • You will receive your student number on your mobile phone SMS
  • Use your student number with the pin code to log in
  • Go to the Admission Application page
  • Select the qualification of your application (i.e. undergraduate student)
  • Fill in the fields
  • Upload all required supporting documents
  • Submit your application (press the submit button)

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What are the required documents for the NWU online application?

For the documents required to support your North West University application, the university has categorized the documents into two. One for local students and one for international students.

NWU Application Documents for South African Students

The documents listed below are the required documents to support your North West University NWU as a South African student.

  • Copy of your proof of identity (ID)
  • Copy of Grade 12 Results, or
  • Copy of grade 11 results (final results only) or
  • Copy of Matric certificate (if you have already passed matric)
  • Applicants who are currently upgrading their Grade 12 results will not be eligible until they present their improved results to North-West University
  • Applicants taking Cambridge, GED or other non-NSC curriculum, or who may be eligible for exemption based on advanced age or post-school qualifications, must provide an exemption certificate as issued by the USAF
  • Completed commitment (the mandatory download forms)
  • E-mail address
  • Mobile number

    NWU Application Documents for International Students

  • Copy of relevant results
  • Copy of the passport of the country of origin
  • Knowledge of English
  • South Africa Students Medical Test

Is NWU Online Application 2023 Open?

Yes, the application is open. April 15, 2022 is the official opening date for the North West University Online application 2023. Please make sure to start your application on or after this date.

NWU Online Application 2023 Closing Date

The North West University online application is closing September 30, 2022. Students who do not apply before the closing date will not be considered.

NWU online application opening date Closing date NWU application
April 15, 2022 September 30, 2022.

How Much is NWU Online Application Fee?

Prospective students who wish to commence their studies at North West University – NWU 2023 are required to pay an application fee.

The required application fee is R100 and R300 for South African students and international student applicants respectively.

How to Pay NWU Online Application Fee

Students can make payments for their North West Online application through bank or electronic means. Use the bank details below…

Before paying, it’s a good idea to compare the payment information with that on NWU’s official website.

NWU account name NWU online registrations
NWU account number 409-169-1369
NWU Account Affiliate Code 632-005

REMARK: NSFAS can pay your fees at North West University. But to get the money from NSFAS, you must first apply. Funds to cover your NSFAS NWU expenses, you can submit your NSFAS application HERE.

Wait for your application to be approved and get your fees paid. You must know the requirements for the NSFAS application. See HERE for NSFAS application requirements.

Prospective North West University students may need an NWU student number during the online application stages.

To see how to create and obtain an NWU student number. See our guide on How do I create my NWU student number to get your student number.

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