Apply for admission to public schools for non-citizens


Only parents applying for grade 1 and 8 learners and those relocating from other Provinces are required to apply online

How to apply?

Parents can apply to a maximum of 5 schools per child using the Online Admission System. 

When making an application, parents may use one of the following application options available:

  • Home address
  • Work Address
  • Sibling (if a child is already in the school)
  • Previous School (Applicable to Grade 8 only)

NB: Placement at school of choice is not guaranteed.


  • Child's Asylum Seeker Permit/Refugee Permit; 
  • Parent/Legal Guardian Passport; 
  • Proof of home/work address; 
  • Current school Academic Report Card (Grade 8)


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Toll-free: 0800 000 789   


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