The University of Venda invites interested property owners to apply for the accreditation of property for the accommodation of students for the 2021 academic year. The application process will be open from 26th October to 16th of November 2020. The closing time on the 16th of November will be 12h00 

Download Accreditation Application Form

The applicant’s property will be considered if the property meets the following:

Compliance with National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act, 103 as amended in 1995.

Only owners who can produce the following documentation will be considered for accreditation:

 Proof of application fee payment

• Building plans approved by Thulamela Municipality; in line with the Building regulation
• Proof of the property ownership
• Certificate of Completion (COC1) (Incorporating all consultants’ consent that the building is complete for occupation)

• Certificate of Compliance (COC2) (Issued by a registered electrical contractor as per DOL and OHS Act requirements confirming the building is completed and complies with OHS Act and other applicable legislations)

• Certificate of Occupancy (COO) (Issued by the Municipality upon completion and subsequent to their inspection)

• OHS Legal Compliance or Certificate (Issued by an OHS Consultant)

• Valid Tax Pin

• Proof of building insurance

• Compliance with the University specified Security Requirements

The applicants are required to use the form that can be found from the University website or Student Housing Unit. It is mandatory that a non-refundable application fee of R1624.00 for prospective off-campus accredited residence owners be considered for accreditation, payable at the cashiers of the University OR to the University account: Bank: ABSA bank, Account number: 1 000 000 538, Type: Cheque, Branch: Polokwane, Payment reference: F0015615

Proof of payment should be attached with the application form to be considered for evaluation for accreditation.

Any enquiry regarding the application process should be sent to

Application forms (Clearly marked Off Campus Residence Accreditation) to be submitted at the tender box of the University of Venda Facilities Department office: UNIVERSITY OF VENDA – Mphephu Drive, Opposite Khoroni Hotel, THOHOYANDOU, 0950

Download Accreditation Application Form

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