SAMHS Nursing College Application Process 2024, 2025

The Management of South African Military Health Service Nursing College, SAMHS Nursing College wishes to inform all intended applicants that application into various programs for 2024, and 2025 admission exercises is ongoing.

First, there are other things involved in the application process, and we have taken the time to include the relevant information below;


  • Age: 18-26 years old when reporting for training.
  • Education:
    • Minimum: Matric certificate with an Admission Point Score (APS) of 24 or higher, excluding Life Orientation (LO).
    • Preferred: 3-year tertiary qualification in a related field (e.g., Nursing Auxiliary).
  • Fitness:
    • Must meet the medical and physical fitness requirements set by SAMHS.
    • No visible tattoos on legs, lower arms, neck, or face.
  • Other:
    • No criminal record or pending cases.
    • Willingness to undergo drug testing, psychometric testing, and background checks.
    • Commitment to serve in the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) for a specific period after graduation.

Prepare Your Documents:

  • Matric certificate (or statement of results for recent graduates)
  • Copies of any tertiary qualifications
  • Certified copy of your South African ID
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Proof of residence
  • Other documents as specified by SAMHS in the application pack

How to Apply Online at SAMHS Nursing College

Here are the steps involved in applying for the South African Military Health Service (SAMHS) Nursing College:

  • STEP 1: Complete the application form which can be downloaded from the SAMHS website or obtained from a recruitment office.
  • STEP 2: You can submit your application online, by hand at a recruitment office, or by post.
  • STEP 3: If you meet the initial requirements, you will be invited to attend a selection process which may include a written test, an interview, and a medical assessment.
  • STEP 4: You will be notified of the outcome of your application within a few weeks.


Shortlisted applicants will be invited for a selection process, which may include:

  • Psychometric testing
  • Medical examination
  • Physical fitness test
  • Interview
  • Background checks


  • The application deadline is usually in June or July each year.
  • You can find more information about the SAMHS Nursing College on the SAMHS website:
  • You can also contact the SAMHS Nursing College directly at: 012 355 7300

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