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Pre-Registration Clearance 

By now you have received your Final Acceptance Letter from UWC and have confirmed your acceptance of this offer. You may now begin Pre-registration procedures before Online Registration or physically visit UWC for Assisted Registration.

Pre Registration Clearance Requirements

1. Exemption/Evaulation Clearance

Supply proof of Exemption Status from USAf in the case of Postgraduate Registration or an Evaluation of Foreign Qualifications Certificate from SAQA in the case of Postgraduate Registration to :

For more information please visit the EVALUATION page.


 2. Immigration Clearance

Supply proof of the appropriate Immigration Documentation in order to study in South Africa to For more information please visit the IMMIGRATION page.

3. Medical Clearance

Supply proof of Medical Cover from the date of Registration to the official End of the Academic Year (December) to: For more information please visit the MEDICAL page.


4. Financial Clearance

Request of Proforma invoice of fees from:


Phone: +27 21 959 2154 Make the required payment using the following banking details with your Student Number, Initial and Surname as reference:

Account Name: University of the Western Cape

Institution: ABSA Bank

Account Number: 40 4960 4740

Branch Code: 632005, Public Sector Western Cape

Swift Code: ABSAZAJJ

Email proof of the deposit slips to the Finance Department with your Student Number, Initials and Surname as reference to



Supporting documentation may be submitted by clicking

Should you experience any difficulty in uploading your documentation, please submit these to

Include your Application Number and Full Names in the email as reference

Please call our UWC Contact Centre should you need to contact us with respect to you application on: 

Phone: +27 21 959 3900/1/2/3 or



After completing the Pre-Registration clearance processes and you have received confirmation that there are not clearance issues outstanding, you may proceed to Register in one of the following ways:

1. Online Registration

  • Visit the Student Portal by clicking and follow the prompts.
  • Should you have any difficulty and would like assistance with this process, contact the UWC Contact Centre.

2. Assisted Registration

  • Visit UWC during the Annual Registrations and be assisted by duly appointed UWC personnel with your Registration or click /Students/Pages/Registration-Information.aspx for more information.
  • Please have original documents available for presentation to UWC personnel.



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