How to Apply
The preferred way to apply is online at www.cao.ac.za. By applying online, your application is immediately available to the institution/s to which you have applied and paid the application fee.
TO COMPLETE YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION
1.1 Go to our website: www.cao.ac.za and click on “Apply”.
1.2 Read the information and click on “Continue with Application”.
1.3 Enter your ID number and click on “Submit”
1.4 Scroll to bottom of page, click on “Continue with Application”.
1.5 Start to enter ALL the details requested. Once you have entered all the requested information, click on “Next”.
1.6 Click on “Continue with online application”.
1.7 A pop-up will appear with your CAO Number, Password and EasyPay Number.
Read the instructions. The same information will also be sent to the email address you provided. This information is important in case you want to access your information at a later date.