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Alumni with Wits access cards

How to upload your vaccination certificate and get access to campus

Alumni who have a Wits access card will need to upload their Vaccination Certificate with QR code (Version 2) in order to gain entrance onto any Wits Campus from 1 March 2022.

Upload to Wits portal

Upload your Vaccination Certificate or Vaccination QR Code Version 2 (not Vaccination Card) to Wits MVAX Upload and RA portal. Create a Guest Account, receive email to set password, login to upload vaccination certificate.

Wits access card activated

Once verified, you will receive confirmation via email. Your Wits access card will be automatically activated to enter Wits campuses.

Please note:

You can gain access to campus if you have received one Johnson and Johnson vaccine or one shot of the Pfizer vaccine, but you will need to upload the certificate for your Pfizer second shot and Pfizer booster, or Johnson and Johnson booster when received to be Up to Date on your vaccination schedule as recommended by National Department of Health and National Institute of Communicable Diseases.

The MVax Helpdesk is at the Campus Health and Wellness Centre from Monday to Friday, 08:00-15:00, to assist with the manual uploads of vaccination certificates or any other queries. Please visit the MVax Helpdesk for assistance or email: Email Log technical queries via

MVax Upload and RA Portal

Got a question? Browse the Frequently Asked Questions section.

Alumni without Wits access cards

How to get access to campus

As of 1 March, all persons entering campus via the pedestrian gates or in vehicles will be required to present their ID and Vaccination Certificate with QR code (Version 2) confirming vaccination status. 

Present certificate at entrances

Present your Vaccination Certificate with QR Code and ID to the Campus Protection personnel at the campus entrances.

Certificate will be checked

Your vaccination status will be checked against the government vaccination system, along with your identification.

If verified, you can proceed to enter the campus. If denied, you will not be allowed access to Wits’ premises.

Abide by Wits’ COVID-19 Campus Protocols

Everyone must abide by all national regulations and Wits’ COVID-19 protocols when on campus. Everyone must still follow the 1M + 2V + 3Ss: 

  • Wear a Mask,
  • Stay in well-Ventilated areas,
  • Encouraged to get Vaccinated,
  • Complete the COVID-19 Screening tool,
  • Keep safe Social distance, and
  • Sanitise regularly.

Learn more on the Wits COVID-19 Portal and read the Mandatory Vaccination Policy.