Undergraduate & honours qualifications

Miscellaneous fees

Apart from your general fees, there are various miscellaneous fees that you will encounter in the course of your studies, such as supplementary exams, remarks, exemption certificates and library cards. All miscellaneous fees are payable to Unisa and may be included with your student fees.

The following table details all these fees and indicates who they apply to:

Supplementary, special and aegrotat examinations R300.00

Per study unit

Remarking of examinations scripts R525.00

Examination scripts and closing dates for application (per examination script)
Closing dates for the receipt of applications to have examination answer scripts rechecked/remarked are as follows:

  • October / November 2022 examinations: 31 January 2023
  • January / February 2023 supplementary examinations: 30 March 2023
  • May / June 2023 examinations: 16 August 2023
Purchasing of examination scripts R60.00
Additional costs for practical modules Additional costs for practical modules must be paid as part of the minimum amount payable at registration.
R4,800.00 COC1501
R3,500.00 COC2602
R4,000.00 COC3601
R2,800.00 COC3602
R1,500.00 HES4807
Issuing of complete or conditional exemption certificates by the Matriculation Board R700.00 The fees are payable before or on registration.
Dishonoured payments R785.00 The levy will be charged per dishonoured transaction.
Levy on students in
foreign countries
Levy per
year module
Levy per
semester module
Students with an address outside the RSA must pay the additional compulsory levy on registration:
A R3,335.00 R1,670.00 Category A: Africa
B R6,385.00 R3,190.00 Category B: Rest of the world
Students who after registration change their postal address to a foreign address will be liable to pay the foreign levy as specified. The levy for foreign students is not transferable and also not refundable. This rule also applies to the change of address from foreign countries to South Africa.
Access card (Smart card) R75.00

Students who are liable for the access card fees are:

  • Students who apply for a card for the first time
  • Students who previously had a card but need a new one
  • Students whose previous card is lost or damaged

Students who are in possession of an access card and reregister do not need to apply or pay for a new card; the old card will be activated automatically.

If you indicated "yes" on the registration form with regard to the Access card, the card fees will automatically be payable upon registration as part of your minimum payment.

Amount forfeited in case of death prior to the examination period R1,955.00
Application fee R135.00 Internet or self-help
R215.00 Hard copy (fax or post)

Last modified: 2023/07/29