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Organization : Gauteng Department of Education
Facility Name : GDE 2022 Online Admission Application
Applicable For : Grade 1 & Grade 8
Phase 1 Application Period : 10.08.2021 to 03.09.2021
Head Office : Johannesburg
GDE Admission Portal : https://www.gdeadmissions.gov.za/

GDE Online Admission Application Gauteng

Phase 1 of the 2022 Admissions Online Application Period is open from 10 August 2021 to 03 September 2021 for Grade 7 learners currently in the public schooling system in Gauteng to apply to Grade 8.

Related / Similar Service : GDE 2022 Admission Online Application FAQs

Phase 2 of the 2022 Admissions Period will commence on 13 September 2021 and close on 8 October 2021. Phase 2 caters for Grade 1 Applications and for applications from outside of public schools in Gauteng to Grade 8.

High Pressure Schools :
This is for schools that receive a high number of applications. Many schools are in demand and preference might be given to learners with special needs or learners who reside closer to the school.

GDE Application Schedule

Phase One : 10 August 2021 – 3 September 2021
Phase Two : 13 September 2021 – 8 October 2021

Apply to a maximum of 5 schools. Remember to use the Home option at least once to apply to schools with Feeder Zones that cover your home address.

Phase One : 10 August 2021 – 10 September 2021
Phase Two : 13 September 2021 – 15 October 2021

Remember to submit documents to All the schools that you applied to in 7 days after applying. Documents can also be uploaded on the System to ONE school for the other schools to view.

Phase One : 10 August 2021 – 3 September 2021
Phase Two : 13 September 2021 – 8 October 2021
There are Decentralised Walk-in Centres where parents can be assisted to make applications from 08:00 to 16:00.

Phase One : 10 August 2021 – 3 September 2021
Phase Two : 13 September 2021 – 8 October 2021

Note that you can also use your cellphone to make an application. Please use a reliable cell phone number as the Department will send regular SMSes to the cell phone you used to Register and Apply.

GDE Online Registration

Just follow the below steps to apply for 2022 online School registration For Grade 1 and Grade 8

Steps :
Step 1 : Visit the official website of Gauteng Department of Education through provided above.

Step 2 : Next, read the instructions carefully and click on the “Register/ Verify” link.

Step 3 : Fill the registration form with the required details

Step 4 : Finally click on “Submit” button to complete your registration.

GDE Terms & Conditions

Online Application for admission of learners to Public Ordinary Schools
** The information requested is confidential and is intended only for the purposes of Grade 1 and Grade 8 applications in the Gauteng Province

** Once information on the application form is completed and submitted, no changes can be made
** Documentation submitted and/or uploaded will be verified by the schools that the applicant applied to

** Submission of the Application does not guarantee placement of a learner at the schools applied to. However, the Department will ensure that all learners are placed in schools with space(s) available

** Any falsified or incorrect information/document/s provided may result in an application being rejected and/or disqualified

** The Gauteng Department of Education does not accept liability for any errors or omissions committed by applicants while completing the Online Application Form

** Applications made based on the option Home address within the Feeder Zone will be prioritised for placement at the school closest to the applicant’s home address as far as possible

** A School Feeder Zone covers a number of home and/or work addresses within a specific area(s) as demarcated by the school

** School Feeder Zones differ from school to school. Some residential addresses close to the school may not form part of the school’s Feeder Zone. Feeder Zones Maps of all schools are published in the Provincial Gazette number 339 Vol. 24 of 2018

** Ensure that you read the Amendments to Regulations relating to the Admission of Learners to Public Schools, 2019, as published in Provincial Gazette, Extraordinary, 18 March 2019, together with South African Schools Act 84 of 1996, (Published under Regulations and Policies on the Landing Page) for more information regarding Admission of learners to Public Ordinary Schools.


If you have questions Email us at gdeinfo [AT] gauteng.gov.za or Call us at 0800 000 789 | 011 355 0000

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  1. Lebogang Itshegetseng

    Good Day…I have applied for my daughter for Grade 1 and when I tried to go to check how is the processing going I can’t be able to log.Am frustrated because I was able to apply for Grade R for my other and they have admitted her at Modderfontein Laerskool and now am waiting in panic for the Grade 1 application

  2. Nokulunga

    Please help i haven’t registered my daughter for grade 1 2022 now m stressed i don’t know what to do. Please help me out

  3. Samuel

    How do I apply for my grade 1 and grade 6?

  4. angelinedzvega

    Hie,how to apply for gradeR

  5. Cecilia

    I’ve applied for my daughter for 2 schools when I’m trying for others I can’t get through the system please help coz you said minimum is 5 schools she’s going to grade one it’s so frustrating can you please help me

  6. Luckyboy

    I’m a parent of a grade 7 student. I try to apply for grade 8.so I get difficult to apply.can the department help me.

  7. Itumeleng

    Hi index to apply for my daughter she’s going to grade one next yearandwere moving tooliven extension 13 .pls help

  8. Rosetta

    Hi I’m so frustrated I’ve been trying to register my son from 13th September until now the 21th time 00:28 thinking that maybe it will work better if it’s not over loaded,but it’s still the same. Nothing happens on this system whether you press login or parent registration,I have sent an email to the department but I was told to register first,I don’t think this person went to the system to check what is happening.

  9. Retshepile

    Need help to register my son for grade 8 please

  10. Elias Ndebele

    Please help me ..can’t apply online coz I’m using passport it’s requiring id number it can’t proceed with my application…the same thing happened last year until my son repeated grade R…I stay in Groenerwaide

  11. Givemore

    Hie,have been trying to register my son grade 1 since opening of registration.Struggling to go to the next step of the address part what should I do please help


    my credential are correct and pass word i can’t go through the next page

    1. Givemore

      Where should we go for help ,if we fail to register on our own this system is so boring and a waste of time.

  13. Florence

    I’ve been trying to apply for grade 1 if the I’d is not right,it is the email yet I hv put in the correct email and I’d please assist

  14. Nomntu

    I’ve applied for my son for one school when I’m trying for others I can’t get through the system is I can’t even explain.please help coz you said minimum is five schools he’s going to grade one were from Eastern Cape Help.

  15. NOMNTU

    Hi I’m Nomntu I applied for my son at one school when I try for other schools I can’t go through I don’t know what’s the problem guys please help hes going to grade one its frastrating me coz were from Eastern Cape.

  16. Precious

    I have been trying schools around me…on online , all are full..what must i do

  17. Prince

    I’ve no problem with online registration but i think the department of education turned a blind eye to those students transferring to gauteng from other grades either tha grade 1&8 some are coming for other grades eg grade 9 or 10 etc.

  18. Bjsisi

    I’ve been trying to register my son for grade 1 but I can’t continue with the application I don’t know what’s going on please help

  19. Standile

    This online thing is just a terrible waste of time. Why can’t be simple and straight forward. I have been struggling forever and now tired of it

  20. Anonymous

    How can i apply on line .

  21. Anonymous


    1. Levern

      Can I still upload my documents online if the registration date is over

  22. Mittah

    Goodday day mam/sir

    I do appreciate the improvement for registering on line I would also appreciate if the schools our kids would like to go to should be linked to save us trouble and time, I wish it could be a package all in one unlike applying on line and registering physically to the schools

  23. jacob

    I think my grade 7 boy wont be attending school next year because i have given up on this online thing.they could not help at school.i give my boys future away.

  24. Simphiwe Nkosi

    I would like to apply,i cant get in

  25. Busisiwe Mthombeni

    I would like to register my little she will be going to grade one..how do i do it

  26. Roshen

    I would like to apply for Grade 8 2022

  27. Johanna

    Is hard to register online as the system says my number is not registered in the school while I know we did and the school can’t help what can I do

  28. Matebalo

    How do I apply for my child a grade 8

  29. richard

    hi how are you
    i forgot my username what do i do

  30. Tirelo

    Kindly confirm the time for the opening of online registration.

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