The University of Cape Town pays qualifying staff members a taxable allowance towards cellphone contract costs.

The amount of the allowance is based on the staffer's requirements and is calculated such that the after-tax amount will cover the cost of UCT-related usage.

Consult the UCT cellphone policy for more information on cellphone costs.


Staff members who occasionally use their personal cellphones for UCT business do not qualify for a cellphone allowance. In such cases, the staff member can claim for the value of the calls by submitting an itemised phone bill or a signed statement as to the nature of the prepaid airtime being used.

Those who receive a cellphone allowance do not qualify for ad hoc reimbursements.

Please click here for the Claim for reimbursement form.