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The Treasury Office within Finance has taken the precautionary measure to close the cash office due to COVID-19. Processes for receipting and payments have been implemented until further notice.

Bank details for payments to Student Fees Accounts – no application fees are to be paid to this account:

Account name: University of Cape Town, Current Account
Bank Name: Standard Bank of South Africa
Bank Address: Riverside Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch, 7700, South Africa
Account number: 27 068 9982
Branch Code: Rondebosch Branch, 025009

Please ensure that the student number is entered in the reference field.

A copy of the proof of payment should be e-mailed to the Fees Office, University fo Cape Town, fnd-feeenq@uct.ac.za to assist with the timeous allocation of payments to the appropriate fees account. 

Semester Study Abroad Students

Bank details for payments to Semester Study Abroad students – no application fees are to be paid to this account:

Account name: University of Cape Town, Current Account
Bank Name: Standard Bank of South Africa
Bank Address: Riverside Centre, Main Road, Rondebosch, 7700, South Africa
Account number: 07 148 023 4
Branch Code: Rondebosch Branch, 025009
Swift Code: SBZAZAJJ

Very Important: Please fax or post us a legible copy of the official bank transfer advice so that we can trace your payment on our bank statement. The name and surname of the student, as well as the student number if available must be included in the reference field. (Fax: +27 (0)21 650 5667).

Where payment is being made for students from outside the rand currency area, payment must be made by telegraphic transfer into the university's bank account (see details above). The Swift address is SBZA ZAJJ. Students paying international fees should consult the International Office. Students should allow 14 working days for such foreign payments to reach the UCT bank account.

A copy of the deposit slip/transfer form should be faxed to the Fees Office, University of Cape Town: +27 (0)21 650 4768.

Please ensure that you include your surname, initial and student/applicant number on the transfer advice.

Debit and credit card payments for student fees are accepted and payments can be made via the Cashiers Office. This can only be made by the card holder as the pin number must be entered in order to authorise the payment. The payment is limited to the card holder's daily limit.

Credit card payments can be made directly to the student fee account online.

Cheques should be crossed and made payable to the "University of Cape Town" and the student name and number written on the back of the cheque.

Post-dated cheques will not be accepted and will be returned to the drawer.

A R150 administration fee will be charged on all unpaid cheques.

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