Sars efiling app

SARS EFILING APP & MOBISITE

What’s New?

The SARS eFiling App and MobiSite are now available to taxpayers who want to file their Personal Income Tax Return (ITR12) via these mobile channels from their mobile devices. The SARS eFiling App is available for both Android and iOS mobile phones.

What is the SARS eFiling App?

The SARS eFiling App is one of the mobile channels from which you can complete and submit your Income Tax Return (ITR12). You can easily install the SARS eFiling App from the App Store (for Apple devices) or Google Play Store (for Android devices). On the SARS eFiling App you can complete, save and submit your return, as well as returns from previous years.

Registered eFilers may also use the app for the following:

  • View a Notice of Assessment
  • Request and view the Income Tax Statement of Account
  • View the status of the return
  • Use the tax calculator
Which devices are compatible with the SARS eFiling App?
  • iPhone 4/4S/iPhone 5 with iOS v6+
  • iPhone6 /iPhone 6s and iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPad
  • iPad mini with iOS v6+
  • Android phones
  • Android Tablets

Please note that the SARS eFiling App is only available to users who registered as ‘individuals’ on eFiling.

How do I download the SARS eFiling App?

Apple Devices
For Apple devices, the following steps must be followed to download the SARS eFiling App:
1. Open the App Store by tapping on the App Store tile on the springboard of your Apple device.


2. Type “SARS eFiling” into the Search Box.
3. Click on FREE:

4. Click on the INSTALL APP:

5. Type in your APPLE ID and Password and tap OK to continue.

6. The App will start loading, then Install as indicated below.

7. The SARS eFiling App will be displayed on your home screen.
Android Devices 
For Android devices, you can install the SARS eFiling App from Google Play Store:
1. Open the Play Store by tapping the Play Store tile on your device springboard.

2. Sign into the Play Store using your Google Account.
3. Type SARS eFiling into the Search box.

Click on Install.
Once installation has been completed, a shortcut will be created on your mobile.
Enter your username and password for eFiling to login
Please Note: You cannot register for eFiling on the mobisite or the App due to security reasons. It is advised that you first register for eFiling on a desktop or laptop and once the registration is successful, you can continue using either the eFiling App or SARS mobisite.

What is the SARS eFiling Mobisite?

The SARS eFiling MobiSite allows you to submit your individual Income Tax Return (ITR12) via eFiling from your mobile device’s Internet browser. The SARS MobiSite is compatible with most Internet capable mobile phones.The SARS eFiling MobiSite is available to anyone that does not have the SARS eFiling App, and also has the added advantage for visually impaired taxpayers who rely on screen-reading software to navigate on their mobile devices, PC or laptop. Visually impaired taxpayers will also benefit, since the SARS eFiling MobiSite also offers improved contrast and is able to adapt to the user’s choice of screen colour. The mobisite is accessible to blind and visually impaired taxpayers.
Important: Please note that the SARS MobiSite will only allow you to complete, save and file your income tax return.
In addition to Personal Income Tax Return (ITR12) services available on this site, you may also:
  • Register for eFiling
  • View notices sent to your inbox by SARS
  • Request a reminder of your username, reset your eFiling password
  • Request a Notice of Assessment or Income Tax Statement of Account

How do I access the eFiling Mobisite?

The following steps must be followed to access the eFiling Mobisite:

 1. Enter the eFiling MobiSite address www.sarsefiling.mobi in your mobile device’s Internet browser.
2. The SARS eFiling Mobile home page will be displayed.
3. The ‘Latest News’ section will provide more detail on the functionality available on the mobisite and key dates for returns.



4. Expand login sign.
5. Enter your eFiling username and password.
6. If you have forgotten your login details, scroll down to the reminder link for password reset and the following two options will be displayed to the user to reset the login name or password.

7. Depending on the option selected above, relevant information will be required in order to reset the password.


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.