A code indicating a student's/applicant’s citizenship and residence status
|Element name:||Citizen/resident indicator|
|1||Australian citizen (including Australian citizens with dual citizenship)|
|2||New Zealand citizen or a diplomatic or consular representative of New Zealand, a member of the staff of such a representative or the spouse or dependent relative of such a representative, excluding those with Australian citizenship. (Note: includes any such persons who have Permanent Resident status)|
|8||Students/Applicants with permanent humanitarian visa|
|3||Students/Applicants with Permanent visa other than Permanent humanitarian visa|
|4||Student/Applicant has a temporary entry permit or is a diplomat or a dependent of a diplomat (except New Zealand) and resides in Australia during the unit of study|
|5||Not one of the above categories and student/applicant is residing outside Australia during the unit of study/time of application|
Application and Offers Data Collection only
HEPs - Provision of this data is required in both submissions (TACS - data is required in both preliminary and detailed submissions).
Records are not included in the collection for applicants who are coded ‘4’, ‘5’ or b (space).
International applicants would be coded as either ‘4’ or ‘5’ depending on whether they had already relocated to Australia.
For VET Providers:
VET providers are only to report codes ‘1’ and ‘8’. Only Australian citizens and student with permanent humanitarian visas are eligible for VET FEE-HELP.
The following additional codes are used in DEEWR datasets but are not reported by higher education providers / Institutions.
Code overseas students residing overseas as “5”.
Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.
- Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN)
- Student Load/Liability (LL) & Revised Student Load/Liability (RL)
- Past Course Completions (PS)
- SA-HELP (SA)
Applications and Offers:
- Application Details (AD)
- VET Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN)
- Student Load/Liability (VLL) & Revised Student Load/Liability (VRL)
Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.