Foreign Applications


Foreign students wishing to study at the Darul Uloom require a valid study visa, issued from the South African embassy in their respective countries. The following documents are required prior to application for a study visa at the South African embassy:

  1. Letter of acceptance from the Darul Uloom
  2. Police clearance certificate (from the nearest police station)
  3. Financial status report (such as a bank account statement indicating sufficient funds to cover all expenses incurred during the stay here)
  4. Compulsory medical aid (The Darul Uloom could assist in arranging temporary medical aid until arrival at the Darul Uloom)


The following procedure should be followed in acquiring the study visa:

  1. Complete and submit the application form to the Darul Uloom with a copy of the Passport
  2. A character report and reference letter from a reputable person or organization should also be submitted.
  3. A questionnaire would follow which should be completed and submitted back to the Darul Uloom.
  4. Once the questionaire has been received and the application approved, an acceptance letter will be forwarded.
  5. Submit it with the other necessary documents mentioned above to the South African Embassy.
  6. Once the visa is issued, kindly notify the Darul Uloom of the date of arrival and validity period of the visa.


Kindly take note of the Following: