How to Reset Ezaga Password

Are you looking for tips on how to reset your Ezaga password? If yes, we will show you how it’s done in this article. Ezaga is used by tens of thousands of students around South Africa to receive payouts under the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) scheme. In this article, we will be focusing on how to reset your Ezaga’s app password. We will also show you how to reset your Ezaga ATM card PIN.

How to reset password on Ezaga app

The following is how to reset your Ezaga app’s password;

  1. Open the eZaga App on your phone.
  2. Click on Forgot Password
  3. Type in your username
  4. Click on Reset Password
  5. Enter the answer to your chosen security question. It’s the one that you set when you first registered for eZaga.
  6. Click on Reset Password
  7. You will get a temporary PIN as an SMS on your phone.
  8. Use that to log into your account

How to reset Ezaga card PIN

You may also be looking to reset your Ezaga card PIN. This is the PIN that is used when withdrawing money from an ATM. The following is how to do it via USSD;

  1. Dial *120*1109# on your phone.
  2. Type in your account password
  3. Go to Card (Option 8)
  4. Go to Reset Pin. That’s currently on Option 3.
  5. Type in your current PIN. This is the one that you get via SMS.
  6. Enter your new ATM PIN

Need help?

There have recently been reports in the media about students having difficulties accessing their money due to alleged teething problems with the Ezaga system. Ezaga was reported to have stated that their systems were working well.

In any case, if you have a problem that needs to be addressed, what do you do? The good news is that you can reach out to Ezaga on their customer care number. They should be able to resolve any issue that you may be having.


In this article, we showed you how to reset your Ezaga password. We focused on resetting the Ezaga app password, as well as resetting the password for your Ezaga ATM card. We also provided information on how you can reach out to Ezaga for help in the event that the steps that were outlined here do not work.

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