How to Check Your CAO Application
The Central Applications Office (CAO) processes all applications for courses in post-schooling education. We are here to help you with your application, so visit the CAO website and get started today! We’re here to help you know how to view your CAO status check application through the CAO student portal.
How Do I Check My CAO Status Online
Follow the steps provided below if you want to view your CAO Status Check Application via the CAO student portal;
- First, access the CAO Portal at the following link: https://cao.ac.za/MyApplicationLogin.aspx?
- Select and enter one of the following identification numbers:
– CAO Number
– ID Number
– Passport Number
- Then click the Submit button
After successfully completing this simple task, you’ll be presented with your CAO application status.
Price of CAO Application fee in South Africa
The application fees for CAO are different depending on where you come from. If you are a South African citizen the CAO application fee will cost you R250 while international students pay R300 if only submitted on time.
If you are applying with the CAO and your documents and forms reach them after the deadline then a late fee applies, this is R470 for South African citizens and R580 for international students.
ou can pay the CAO application fee with one of the below methods:
|Payment option||Where payment can be made||Payment type accepted|
|EASYPAY * Preferred payment option*||Pick n Pay, Checkers, Shoprite, Woolworths or any store displaying the EasyPay sign.||Cash, Debit or Credit Card|
|Paying online by Credit Card||Visit www.cao.ac.za Click on ‘My Application’, enter your CAO or ID number and follow the prompts.||Credit Card Payment ONLY|
|Credit or Debit Card payment||At the CAO Office. Gate 11, UKZN, Mary Thiphe Street, Cato Manor, Durban||Credit or Debit Card|