My NSFAS Login Account Procedure for 2024-2025

My NSFAS Login Account Procedure for 2024-2025

MyNsfas is the portal for Nsfas applicants to login and access and manages important info regarding the National Student Financial Aid Scheme.

Students or NSFAS applicants are strongly encouraged to create their MyNSFAS accounts. The process is as follows:

  • Go to and click on “myNsfas account“.
  • Enter your username and password.
  • Click on the “My personal details” tab.
  • Update your cellphone number and/or email address to your current one.
  • Click “Update your details” to proceed.
  • A One Time Pin (OTP) will be sent to the new number and email address that you have provided.
  • Enter the OTP and click submit.
  • Your details will immediately be updated.

If you’re an applicant with an existing account, you can sign in using your usernames and password or Facebook and Google accounts.

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Your cellphone number or email address must be uniquely yours and cannot be shared.

If you are one of the NSFAS 2020 applicants whose application was unsuccessful and you have submitted an appeal, you may check your application results (nsfas status ) by logging into your myNSFAS account.

How to reset your MyNsfas account password

Already have an account but forgot your MyNsfas account password?

Don’t panic, simply reset your Nsfas login password by:

  1. Clicking on the “Forgot your password” tab and enter your ID number
  2. Choose whether you have forgotten your username and password and click “Submit
  3. You will receive an OTP via email and SMS
  4. Type in the OTP you received and click “Submit
  5. You will then be required to create a new password.
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Did you know that if your myNSFAS portal account is locked, you need to reset your myNSFAS login details by clicking on the ‘Forgot your password’ link and following the steps provided?


If you have forgotten your MyNSFAS login details and do not have access to the email address or cell phone number on Nsfas system, you’re required to submit a certified affidavit requesting that your email and cell phone number be updated with the old and new details reflecting to

NSFAS will release funding decisions for all applicants. Funding decisions will be communicated to applicants via the myNSFAS portal. Make sure you create or have access to your account.

You can also watch the video below to learn how to reset your password.

If you’re facing any challenges concerning your account, don’t hesitate to contact the bursary scheme via the following;

SEE ALSO:  NSFAS Repayment | National Student Financial Aid Scheme

Call number: 0860 067 327

Toll free: 0800 203 900


Twitter: @myNFSAS

Kindly note that applications for NSFAS funding for the 2020 academic year are currently closed. The 2021 application will open soon.

You have until midnight on 30 November to submit your applications.

Applications have also been extended to Grade 9 to 12 learners, as well as out-of-school youths, who wish to further their studies at any technical and vocational education and training, TVET colleges in South Africa for the 2020 academic year.

50 thoughts on “My NSFAS Login Account Procedure for 2024-2025”

  1. I want to find out when to expect the laptop contract ,so I can sign.

  2. my account is bloked can you pls help me to unblock my account

  3. I lost my phone so my old password is locked I remember my username and my password , but the problem is that I’m no longer using the old numbers
    ID 9603040713085
    My number 0636469500

    • I can not log in into my account, i do not know what to do

  4. How to apply online for NSFAS i tried several times it’s refusing

  5. I have forgotten my username and my password
    Also the number used when applying was mistaken
    My identity no.0205220648088
    My cellphone no.0713534347

    • I forgot my portal password and my number is 0812256569

  6. Luleka , it easy go to your Mynsfas account , enter your username , your username is your email address , after you have entered your email address , click forgot password and submit, then the system will require your id number and submit after submitting your id number there is an option then will select forget password , after selecting forgot password and they will send you the link via message or email , click the link, after the system will require you to create your password and after creating your password then confirm your password , will receive the message telling your that your account has been activated

  7. Every time I log in to my portal, it says my password or username is incorrect.
    I need help on how that can stop before my portal is blocked.

  8. I want to apply for NSFAS
    My lD number 9402240721083
    My contact number is 0769790348
    My email is (

  9. I want to know if my status is still at waiting for registrations data form institution will I get my funding

  10. I deleted my acknowledgment letter from my email .. will you help get another one or what must I do..

    • I was in need of inserting my password to activate my NSFAS wallet so I went to Facebook NSFAS account for help, somebody by the name of Matshidiso offer to help me , In my mind I thought she was one of your colleagues…so I gave her all af my details even my Id photo. After sometime she said my wallet is fine , so I must give her R500 as a thank you money….I refused she blocked or changed my number and my email in my NSFAS logins so I can’t do anything to log in even if i punch forget password , my OTP is sent to her number and email.. please help me to bring back my belongings.

  11. I can’t login into my nsfas account, can you please help

      • I forgot my password am struggling to check my status 0603354361

  12. I forget my password and I’m struggling to know my status
    My number:0837155916

  13. I think my account has been hacked because my status doesn’t want to open.


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