HESLB Online Application (Successful procedures to observe during HESLB Loan Application) 2023/2024

HESLB Online Application, the government of Tanzania through it organization for financing colleges or universities students or scholars in their studies for high degree, masters or PhD. In order to support them and make peace and suitable environment for students to study with peace of mind so as to focus on their studies.

HESLB Online Application (Successful procedures to observe during HESLB Loan Application) 2023/2024

HESLB Online Application (Successful procedures to observe during HESLB Loan Application) 2023/2024, through Higher Education Students’ Loans Board (HESLB) as a board of government have done many or a lot of effort to ensure that those who are applying for HESLB loan application to become successful and succeed well fro the start of application to the end.

This is done by good and well prepared instruction that you can find them through their website https://www.heslb.go.tz/ that they have mentions all the necessary steps or procedures to follow in order at the end to become a HESLB loan Beneficiaries.

So in every year of academic the government of Tanzania, through it budget of that particular year, they always provide money for students especially for those who are taking high education level mean College and university to give them some amount of money to support them during their studies.

So in order to apply for this and benefit this all you need is to make sure that you have registered to HESLB through their website and after that all you need is to create an account known as SIPA – Student’s Individual Permanent Account, where you can be able to do HESLB Online Application.

About Higher Education Students’ Loans Board (HESLB)

The Higher Education Students’ Loans Board (HESLB) is a body corporate established under Act No.9 of 2004 (as amended in 2007, 2014 and 2016) with the objective of assisting needy and eligible Tanzania students to access loans and grants for higher education. The main mandates of HESLB include:

  • To assist, on a loan basis, needy students who secure admission in accredited higher learning institutions, but who have no economic power to pay for the costs of their education
  • To collect due loans from loan beneficiaries and use it as revolving fund to sustain operations of the Board
  • To create synergies through establishing strategic partnerships in student financing ecosystem

Requirements For HESLB Online Application 2023/24

In order to do HESLB loan application, by doing it yourself from home while doing other things and actually it is simple since all the necessary procedures you need to follow they provided for you to do HESLB Online Application easy with no stress or worry.

But before go directly to do loan application you need to make sure that you have all necessary documents or things needed in order to make it easy as follows;

  • Pay application fee
  • Make sure that you have a passport size both soft copy and hard copy
  • Make sure that you have NIDA number and NIDA ID
  • Make sure that you have a phone number that is registered in your name and email
  • Provide NIDA ID copy and NIDA number of either parents or guardian
  • Copy of your certificates and make sure that are verified by migrate or advocate and birth certificate should be verified by RITA and you can do it online through RITA UHAKIKI
  • Remember to have form four and six index number

Application Fee for HESLB Online Application

Before start doing application you need to make payment for application, this is because you can’t move or go on with application process if you have not make payment. Payment is the first step after make payment now you can be able to open or create account.

The payment fee for loan application is 30,000/= in Tanzania shillings and you can make payment in two ways either bank or mobile network and you will be given control number for payment and use it as your reference number during payment.

Also read: How to register/open a CRDB Bank account (Jinsi ya kufungua/kujisajili akaunti CRDB bank) successful procedures

If you decide to pay through bank

  • NMB Bank
  • CRDB Bank
  • NBC Bank
  • TCB Bank
  • Azania Bank

Also read: How to open NMB Bank account (nmb bank kufungua account) successful procedures

If you decide to pay by mobile network

  • Halopesa
  • Airtel Money
  • TTCL Pesa

The following are steps to consider when you make payment by use mobile network as follows;

  • Dial ussd code for a particular mobile network operator that you use
  • Select pay bills
  • Select and choose government bills
  • Select and choose references number
  • Select and enter your control number as your reference number
  • Select and enter amount
  • Select and enter your password or pin number
  • Press one to accept or two to decline

Also read: RITA Uhakiki online system (Best ways to do RITA Uhakiki online application)

How to create or open HESLB Online Application Account

After read all the requirements above that you need to ensure that everything done perfectly in order for your HESLB loan application status to be approved. If you do wrong or misunderstanding your application will not be approved or accepted and all you need to do is to wait for another chance mean the following or next year.

The following are steps that you will need to follow them when you open loan application account as known as SIPA – Student’s Individual Permanent Account where you will be able to see the status of your application for loan.

  • Visit HESLB website https://www.heslb.go.tz/
  • Create account – SIPA
  • After that login to your email you used to sign up if it is yahoo or gmail then verify account or activate it
  • Go back to your HESLB account
  • Then login and start to do application

Start to do HESLB Loan Application

So after you create and open HESLB account, now all you need to do is to start doing HESLB loan Application this is done through HESLB online application. There are information that you need to fill in the details required.

The following are questions that you need to fill in without skip any question in order to go to another question. So please go in chronological order. Those questions are as follows;

  • Application fee payment
  • Self registration
  • Select applicant category
  • Applicant basic information
  • Demographic and contact
  • Preliminary information
  • Education information
  • Guarantor details
  • Previous your application
  • Declaration and signature
  • Print and submit application

How to check HESLB loan application status

After you have done with loan application process now, if you need to check the application status it is easy to do. So all you need is to login to your account – SIPA and then view my application status now you can see the full details.

  • Visit HESLB website https://www.heslb.go.tz/
  • Login to your account
  • Go to navigation
  • Click my application and view or check your application status

How to make HESLB loan application appeal

In case if you think that you don’t accept the outcome, you can request for HESLB loan application appeal. And get another chance to see what they will do if they will accept or reject your request and you think that you have right to receive it

  • Visit HESLB website https://www.heslb.go.tz/
  • Login to your account – SIPA
  • Go to navigation then view my application
  • Click appeal and enter details

Useful Links

  • Register or create account

HESLB Contact

Dar es Salaam

HESLB House, 1 Kilimo Street,TAZARA Area, Mandela Road, P.O.Box 76068,

15471 Dar es Salaam,


+255 22 286 4643

+255 22 286 4640



HESLB Online Application
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