Notice of Final day to Accept or Reject Allocation

Please note this is the final day (11 December 2019) to either accept or reject your allocation. If you do not accept or reject your allocation, you will automatically forfeit your post and you will be re-directed to the next cycle (Asynchronous)

Notice of intermittent connectivity

Please note that due to load shedding, we are experiencing intermittent connectivity and might not be able to attend to all your calls efficiently. We request if  you fail to get through that you Log a ticket on our system  click link and we will respond on the ticket.

The Annual 2020 Final Results for the Internship and Community Service Programme have been Released

Please note the following:

a) All applicants are required to ACCEPT or REJECT their allocation on the system on or before the 11th December 2019. If not, the post may be withdrawn from the system and moved to future cycles.

b) All categories except Nurses– “By accepting this allocation, I agree to start at the placement facility not later than 01 January 2020. I acknowledge that if I do not resume duty on or by 01 January 2019 my allocated post may be withdrawn.

c) Professional Nurses only– “By accepting this allocation, I agree to start at the placement facility not later than 15 February 2020. I acknowledge that if I do not resume duty on or before 15 February 2020 my allocated post may be withdrawn. “

d) “By rejecting the allocated post, you agree to be migrated to the future cycle where you will have to re-apply .


Important notice to applicants regarding the annual 2020 final allocation

The final allocation letter may be downloaded from the ICSPOnline system once the allocation is accepted.

An allocation letter that is downloaded from ICSP Online does NOT constitute an offer of employment.  Applicants are STRONGLY advised not to make any financial or personal undertaking of a permanent nature. PLEASE WAIT UNTIL YOU HAVE RECEIVED CONFIRMATION OF AN APPOINTMENT FROM THE PROVINCE.

For clarity, call us on the ICSPonline call centre 0n  087 012 5082 or Log a ticket on click link  for assistance.

Notice for Annual 2020 Preliminary Results

Please note that The National Department of Health adopted a staggered approach for releasing the Preliminary results . This means that preliminary allocation results were released in groups to allow applicants to swop /exchange and appeal. Refer to the “Applicant allocation status and exchange/swop quick guide attached click link for any further questions. Log a ticket on click link if response not found.

Application Notice for Medical Internship

Please note that facilities belong to complexes and successful applicants will be required to rotate through complex facilities in order to complete the different modules of Internship. For more information on complex structures refer to this document.

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What does your ICSP journey look like?

Registration Verification

All users will be pre-registered on the ICSP Online System. After receiving your email notification with your login details, you MUST login and verify your information


Users will be notified when the system will open for applications. Users MUST complete their application and provide all necessary documentation for an application to be considered

Swops & Appeals

After the allocation process, applicants will be allowed to swop post allocations with each other. If you are still unhappy with your allocation, you may also appeal to the committee for reconsideration

Final Allocations & Contracting

Once final allocations have been published, applicants must indicate acceptance or rejection of the post before provinces commence with contracting processes.

Helping you through your ICSP journey

Self Help

The ICSP User guide, FAQs sections and user tutorials provide all the necessary information to help users navigate the ICSP Online system easily.

Call Centre

More help is available through our competently staffed Call Centre. Agents can be reached via email, online ticketing or phone call during office hours.