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Citizens of Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay and Venezuela and other countries in possession of a valid passport, are not required to obtain a visa for South Africa for a period of up to 90 days if traveling as a tourist. In this case, we must receive a complete set of application documents and fees no later than 30 days before the program starts.

However, if you are required to obtain a visa to South Africa, we must receive a complete set of application documents and fees no later than 60 days before the program starts. We recommend to check visa regulations for South Africa.

Maximim age: We don't have maximum age limit. While we have many university age students, we have many active seniors as well. The diversities of ages, nationalities, professsions, and interests of our students contribute to the unique experience you will have.

Minimum age: 16 years of age for regular programs. 13 years of age for Young Leraners programs.

How to apply?

You need to complete and return the Application. A non-refundable application fee of $150.00, course registration of $60.00 and a tuition deposit of $200.00 are required with your application. The tuition deposit is part of the cost of your course and is deducted from the total tuition fees. The tuition deposit is not an additional cost. Please note that your application will be considered only when your payment of the application and course registration fees and the tuition deposit has been received.

You may apply online via our secure online application form or you can print out a printable application form, complete it and send by mail or fax to the Enrollment Center. You will find links to both forms below:

  1. Online Secure Application Form. You may apply online if you pay the application and registration fees and the tuition deposit by credit card. We accept VISA and MasterCard. In our Online Secure Form, we utilize the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) authentication and RC4 128 bit encryption technology. SSL encryption protects information being transmitted across the internet to our processing center.

    Click here to access our Online Secure Application Form

  2. Printable Application Form: Click here to access a printable Application Form, print it out from your browser, complete the form and send it by fax or mail to the IPSA Enrollment Center.

Upon receiving your application and required payments, we will send you an e-mail (or fax) confirmation and invoice within four to five business days. The confirmation will contain the details of your course and all pertinent costs. The invoice will be issued in US Dollars. The payment of the balance of fees is due upon receipt of invoice. Your place will be confirmed only when the full payment has been received. Once we receive your full payment, you will be sent a certificate of enrolment for visa purposes and your housing confirmation.

You may pay the balance by wire transfer, check or money order, or by credit card. We accept Visa and Mastercard. We will send you payment options and details in the registration confirmation.

Click here to access our Online Secure Application Form

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Other Terms and Conditions.

General

  • IPSA and Member Schools are not liable in any cases of force majeure (according to the law) or for actions of the students and their consequences.

  • The school reserves the right to ask any student who acts in a detrimental way to the institute, its property, its staff, the other students or the student's host family to leave the institute. The school has a strict no drugs policy. Any students found to be using illegal narcotics at the institute, at their accommodation or on any excursions organised or suggested by the institute, will be asked to leave immediately. Students will not be refunded the balance of their course and accommodation fees and airport or bus transfers will not be given. The school will also not be responsible for the costs of returning the student to their home country or for any legal costs arising from such a situation.

  • The school/IPSA does not accept responsibility for the loss of or damage to any student's possessions or the wrongful act of anyone in the employment of or acting on behalf of the institute. Nor do we accept responsibility for the personal injury or death of any student, before, during and / or after any course with us, during their stay in any accommodation provided by or suggested by us, or on any excursion, outing or tour organised or suggested by us.

  • We strongly suggest all students take out comprehensive travel, medical, personal, repatriationand course insurance before they leave their home countries.

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Courses

  • We will try everything we can to offer you your chosen course, but we can only be sure of your level of English once we have interviewed you on the first day of the course. Sometimes there are not enough students at a particular level to run a course. We will then offer you a similar course or private lessons. Please note that the amount of private lessons you receive may be less than the amount of class lessons you booked for. We unfortunately cannot refund you for the difference in hours.

  • It's your responsibility to arrive for lessons on time. If you miss lessons or are late for lessons, you will not be refunded or be able to make them up at a later date.

Cancellations and refunds

Cancellation fees are charged as follows, and any balance is refunded less non-refundable items and bank fees and payment processing charges (if any)

Cancellations received:

  • more than 30 days before the course begins: $200 cancellation fee;
  • more than 14, but 30 or less days before the course starting date:
  • cancellation fee in the amount of tuition deposit and 30% of the program fees;
  • There is no refund if the cancellation received 14 or less days before the course starting date.

In no case money will be refunded once the course and/or lodging has started. No refund can be given for partial attendance or the discontinuance or interruption of a course.

Official Holidays

The School does not reimburse classes that coincide with official holidays.

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