WCED Online Application Grade 8 [Complete Guide]

COVID-19 has put the future of many students hanging nowhere as admissions and results are delayed almost in every country. But, slowly as schools and colleges resume their classes, most of the institutions are going online for their admissions.

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) recently opened its online application for 2023 to its different programs. Applications are open for students from Grade 1 to Grade 8 and application is possible to file online.

If you want to apply for any of these grades, you must read the entire article to understand more about the process.

You can always track your application and the list of successful candidates is announced online on the website.

WCED online application 2023 Grade 8 Process

To apply for the WCED online application 2023 for 8th grade you can follow the below procedure.

  1. Go to their website and press the Apply Online tab.
WCED online application
  • Start your application by either entering your ID number or your passport/permit number. Parents can register themselves easily on this website.
WCED online application 2023
  • Agree to the terms and conditions by checking the checkbox of the WCED application.
WCED login online
  • Add if you are a South African citizen as a parent, you need to fill it.
WCED online login process
  • Further, you need to fill in all the details about the kid and also about yourself. Complete the WCED application form with all the essential information.
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What are the application requirements?

To get admission, you must submit a few essential documents.

  1. Report card of the last class
  2. Birth certificate of the kid
  3. A study permit is required from the Home Affairs department for the child
  4. You will also need to submit an immunization card.
  5. A copy of the application is essential to submit.

How to do WCED online registration?

WCED online registration is possible by following the steps mentioned in the previous segment. You can apply to at least 3 schools that are close to your home.

Due to COVID-19, parents are encouraged to apply online.

How can I track my WCED application online?

To track the WCED application status, you must add the CEMIS Learner ID and SA ID.

If you have checked the application status, you can also check the admission status by clicking on the given link.

Add your ID number and password and then press the login to check the status.


WCED applications can be filed easily online. All you have to do is create an ID number, create an account online and then follow the application process to get your child to any of the schools of your choice. Parents got three days after 17th June 2022 to choose a place in the school offered to them. Hard copy submissions can be done within the next seven days from the date of the parent’s confirmation of the school.

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