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529 Loan fee


The loan fee that is charged to a FEE-HELP undergraduate student, OS-HELP student or a VET FEE-HELP student


Version: 1.4
First year: 2010
Last year: 2011
Field name: LOAN-FEE
Element name: Loan fee

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: Numeric, right justified, with leading or trailing zeros if needed
Width: 8


00000000 No loan fee to be charged
00000001 to 99999999 Loan fee amount, including cents

Coding notes

Higher Education providers only:

The loan fee charged to an OS-HELP student is only to be reported on the OS-HELP File.

A loan fee does not apply to OS-HELP loans with a debt incurral date on or after 1 January 2010. In these circumstances the loan fee should be coded 00000000.

Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.

Input files

​Higher Education - Student:

  • OS HELP (OS)
  • Student Load Liability (LL) & Revised Student Load Liability (RL)

VET - Student:

  • VET Student Load Liability (VLL) & Revised Student Load Liability (VRL)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.

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