CAO Online Applications For 2020 January Intake Now Open

By | March 4, 2018

CAO Online Applications For 2020 January Intake Now Open. Apply today to increase your chance of admission to study in 2020


Some Member Institutions

Durban University of Technology

Mangosuthu University of Technology

University of KwaZulu-Natal

University of Zululand

TVET and Private Colleges

Application Fee Structure – 2020 Entry


Applicants who ONLY have TVET Programme Choices do not incur a late application fee.

Any request to add, change or renumber programme choices will incur a “change of Mind” Fee of R 135.00

Citizens of other countries must pay the international fee if they do not have permanent residence in South Africa or refugee or asylum seeker status recognised by the Department of Home Affairs.   


All monies must be paid in South African rands


Ways of paying the CAO application fee


Payment option

Where payment can

be made

Payment type accepted

EASYPAY                                                 * Preferred payment option*

Pick n Pay, Checkers, Shoprite, Woolworths or any store displaying the EasyPay sign.

Cash, Debit or Credit Card

Paying online by Credit Card

Visit Click on ‘My Application’, enter your CAO or ID number and follow the prompts.

Credit Card Payment 


Credit or Debit Card payment

At the CAO Office. Gate 11, UKZN, Mary Thiphe Street, Cato Manor, Durban


Credit or Debit Card

Download a Change of Mind form

Important Dates 2019/2020

January 2019


07         UKZN Registration Starts

09         Back to school

14         DUT Registration Starts

            MUT Registration Starts

UNIZULU Registration Starts

18         UNIZULU Registration Ends

25         MUT Registration Ends


February 2019


01         DUT Registration Ends

            UKZN Registration Ends


March 2019


01         Applications for 2020 first semester entry open and on-time application fee of R245.00 is payable

15         End of first school term

31         Last day for applicants to extend their 2019 first semester applications to 2019 second semester and/or 2020 1st semester


April 2019


02         Back to school

30         DUT: 2019 second semester programmes close


May 2019


31         Last day for on-time fee for 2019 second semester applications

MUT: 2019 second semester programmes close


June 2019


01         Late application fee for 2019 second semester application now applies

14         End of second school term

30         UKZN: B Medicine & B Surgery closes


July 2019


09         Back to school


August 2019


01         Applications for 2020 second semester entry opens and on-time fee of R245.00 payable

14         DUT: B Child and Youth Care closes

15         DUT: M Tech Chiropractic closes

29         DUT: B Health Sciences: Clinical Technology closes

            DUT: B Health Sciences: Medical Laboratory Sciences closes

30         DUT: B Health Science Radiography programmes close

DUT: B Health Sciences Homeopathy closes

DUT: B Health Science Environmental Health closes

31         DUT: N Dip Journalism closes

            DUT: B Health Sciences Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics closes

            DUT: B Health Sciences: Emergency Medical Care closes

            DUT: B Design in Visual Communication Design closes


September 2019


20         End of third school term

DUT: N Dip Dental Technology closes

            UNIZULU: Faculty of Science & Agriculture programmes close

22         Dip Somatology closes

30         DUT: All remaining programmes close     

MUT: All programmes close

UKZN: All remaining programmes close

UNIZULU: Faculty of Education programmes close


October 2019


01         Back to school

31         Last day for on-time application fee of R245.00 for 2020 first semester applications

UNIZULU: All remaining programmes close

UMFOLOZI TVET College: All 2020 semester and trimester 1 programmes close


November 2019


01         Late application fee of R465.00 now applies for 2020 first semester application


December 2019


04         End of fourth school term

Begin Your Application Online