Where Can I Use my NSFAS Card?

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a program that is funded by the South African government to provide financial help to students in tertiary education. A lot of people benefit from the scheme each year. From 2024 onwards, students receiving money from NSFAS will do so into a NSFAS bank card. This is a Mastercard, which is great because it makes it highly useable in a wide range of places. You are here because you have been asking yourself, where can I use my NSFAS Mastercard?

Where is the NSFAS Mastercard accepted?

The following are some of the places where you can use your NSFAS card;

Cash withdrawalsPurchases
ABSA Bank ATMsShoprite
Nedbank ATMsUsave
Standard Bank ATMsCheckers
Capitec ATMsSPAR
Shoprite (cash and purchases)McDonalds
CheckersBurger King
USAVE RocoMamas
Spar stores Hungry Lion
John Dory’s
Romans Pizza
Van Schaik


In this article, we showed you some of the places where you can use your NSFAS card. As you can see, there are some places where you can make your cash withdrawals. Basically, the NSFAS Mastercard can be used to withdraw cash at all ATMs that display the Mastercard logo.

Remember that the card is a Mastercard card. If you check on the table in the previous section, you can see that the card can also be used to make purchases at a wide range of places. At some of these places, you can do both; you can buy and you can get cash.

Examples of such places are Shoprite, Checkers and Spar. You can also buy from a lot of fast food outlets, including Spur, Nandos and Romans Pizza. In any case, you shouldn’t have problems find a place that accepts your card.

Transfer money from NSFAS to a bank account


This article provided information on the places where you can use your NSFAS card. There are many such places. We showed that at some of these places, you can both withdraw cash and make purchases. NSFAS now deposits all money into the Mastercard which makes it easy for students to access the funds that they need. The card is a Mastercard, meaning it can be used in most places where there is a Mastercard logo.

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