Online Application for University of Cape Town 2023

University of Cape Town

University of Cape Town Admission

From 1 April to 30 November 2023, the University of Cape Town (UCT) Online Application will be available.

For the academic year 2023, UCT advises prospective students to submit their applications early using the online application form (Hard-Copy).

Every student who wishes to begin a new qualification must use the UCT online application tool to apply for admission to the university. The following people can apply to UCT online:

  • First-time UCT applicants
  • UCT students changing to a new qualification and/or specialization
  • Applicants who previously applied for admission and were not offered a space or who were offered a space accepted the offer and did not register
  • students completing a higher certificate or any other program and who wish to continue with further undergraduate studies


You will require the following items in order to complete the UCT Online Application:

Your South African identity number and a functional email address
Your passport number to apply for UCT ONLINE 2023 if you are an international applicant

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You can submit a paper application if you are unable to apply online by printing the necessary documents from the links below and mailing them to the admissions office at the address shown on the right.


In April 2023, UCT application forms for the 2023 admissions cycle will be made accessible.

Application method
The applicants should consider the following suggestions.
When to apply

The application cycle, which begins in April of each year, should be entered as early as feasible.