How To Reverse NSFAS Cash Voucher

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) offers a convenient way for students to access funds through vouchers. However, in some cases, you might need to reverse a voucher to access the funds differently. Here’s how you can do it:

Reversing a Voucher on the NSFAS Web Channel

If you need to reverse a voucher on the NSFAS web channel, follow these simple steps:

  1. Log in to your NSFAS account on the web channel.
  2. Locate the voucher you wish to reverse.
  3. Click on the voucher, and a “reverse” option will appear.
  4. Click on the “reverse” option.
  5. The funds from the voucher will be reversed to your cash balance, allowing you to access them differently.

Reversing a Voucher on USSD

Unfortunately, there is currently no option to reverse a voucher on the USSD platform. This functionality is only available on the NSFAS web channel.

People Also Ask

What is a NSFAS voucher?

A NSFAS voucher is a digital allocation of funds provided by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme to eligible students. These vouchers can be used to cover various educational expenses, such as tuition fees, accommodation, and textbooks.

Why would I need to reverse a NSFAS voucher?

There could be several reasons why you might need to reverse a NSFAS voucher. For example, you might have mistakenly applied the voucher for the wrong purpose, or you might need to access the funds in a different way, such as a cash balance for other expenses.

Can I reverse a voucher after I’ve used it?

No, you cannot reverse a voucher after it has been used. The reverse option is only available for unused vouchers. If you have already used the voucher for its intended purpose, you will not be able to reverse it.

Is there a deadline for reversing a NSFAS voucher?

While there is no specific deadline mentioned, it’s advisable to reverse a voucher as soon as possible if you need to access the funds differently. Delaying the reversal process may result in complications or the inability to reverse the voucher at all.

By following these steps and understanding the process, you can effectively manage your NSFAS vouchers and ensure that you have access to the funds you need for your educational expenses.


Chinua Achebe, with a decade of expertise in SASSA and NSFAS, is your trusted guide in navigating these vital support programs. Count on his experience to help you access the assistance you need.

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