GDE Parent Login 2023/2024 Registration Portal –

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Last Updated on June 15, 2023

GDE Parent Login

The GDE (Gauteng Department of Education) oversees the provision of basic education to all learners in schools located in the Gauteng province. The department is mandated to provide modern and functional educational systems to enhance the right of each learner to relevant, equitable, and quality education.

GDE Parent Login

GDE Parent Login allows parents to check admission placements, download admission letter, and check admission status of their wards. The GDE Portal is a platform where parents can apply for admissions into schools in South Africa.

RELATED: GDE Online Application 2022/2023 Form Portal

How To Access GDE Parent Login

You can visit the Portal using a computer or mobile by following the link provided below:

  • Go to Gauteng Department of Education Parent Login:
  • Use your ID/Passport number.
  • Type in your Password
  • Click on Sign In

GDE Parent Registration 2023

Applications are now open for GDE parent registration 2023. The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) has announced the admissions online application dates for parents to start their registration on behalf of their learners.

  • Opening Dates: Thursday 15 June 2023, Time: 08h00
  • Closing Dates: Friday 14 July 2023, Time: 23:59

Step-by-Step Guide for a Successful GDE Admissions 2023/2024 parent registration

Visit GDE website

Go to the GDE website and click on the “Login” link at the top-right of the page.

Create account

If you are a first-time user, you will need to create an account by providing your name, email address, and password. If you already have an account, simply log in.

Select Grade

Choose the grade level for the learner you are registering. Keep in mind that you need to select the grade corresponding to the learner’s anticipated level for the upcoming academic year. Only parents applying for Grade 1 and 8 learners may apply to a maximum of 5 schools per child.

Provide personal and educational information

Please complete the necessary fields with personal and educational information about the learner, including their name, age, gender, and contact details.

Select a School

Select your preferred school as your first option, then you can choose up to four schools in order of preference to make a total of 5 selections.

Upload supporting documents

You will need to upload supporting documents such as:

​1. Parents/ legal guardian Identity Document
2. Proof of home/ work address
3. Child birth certificate
4. Clinic card for Grade 1 applications
5. Current school academic report card for Grade 8 applications​

Other medical information like allergies, medication times, and others, will have to be given to the school after a successful admission.

Click Submit

Once you have completed all the required fields and uploaded the necessary documents, submit your application by clicking “submit” button. We advice that all your documents be in PDF format.

Check Application Status

You can check the status of your application on the GDE online admissions website. The GDE will notify you via email or SMS if your application is successful or if further documentation is required.

Accept Placement

If your application is successful and your child is allocated a place at a school, you will need to accept the placement within the given timeframe.

Appeal the decision (if necessary)

If your child is not allocated a place at your preferred school or any of your preferences, you can appeal the decision by following the instructions on the GDE online admissions website.

The main purpose of GDE admission is to ensure fair opportunities for all parents to access and secure school admissions near their residence, free from any racial or social biases. It promotes equal chances for every parent, regardless of their background or ethnicity.

GDE Admission Contact Details

Physical Address

  • 17 Simmonds Street (Ground Floor)
  • Marshalltown
  • Johannesburg
  • 2001

Postal Address

  • P.O. Box 7710
  • Johannesburg
  • 2000


  • 0800 000 789 or 011 355 0000

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