How Can I Get My NSFAS OTP?

If you've forgotten your email address or cellphone number that you used to register to NSFAS and you are being asked for a One Time Pin (OTP), here's what you can do to solve that problem.

If you've forgotten your email address or cellphone number that you used to register to NSFAS and you are being asked for a One Time Pin (OTP), here's what you can do to solve that problem.

  • Go to www.nsfas.org.za and click on myNSFAS account
  • Enter your username and password
  • Click on the My personal details tab
  • Enter your current cell phone number and email address
  • Click Update your details
  • A One Time Pin (OTP) will be sent to the new cell phone number and email address that you have provided
  • Enter the OTP and click submit
  • Your details will immediately be updated

NSFAS is now available to assist students to reset their NSFAS Wallet accounts through NSFAS Chat. Students who receive their NSFAS allowances through NSFAS Wallet can access NSFAS Chat for a safe, speedy and proactive way to reset their NSFAS Wallet accounts by logging into their MyNSFAS accounts. To learn more about this, click here.

NSFAS offers bursaries for South African students studying at public universities and TVET colleges. NSFAS covers funding for registration, tuition and provides monthly allowances. 

Once you are approved for NSFAS funding, the funding covers you until you finish your qualification. This does however depend on whether you continue to meet the academic criteria. You just need to focus on studying and passing your modules to secure your continued funding.

For more infomation on NSFAS, click here.

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