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728 Postal address – country code

Description

A code to indicate the country of the postal address of an applicant

Details

Version: 6.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Field name: POSTAL ADDRESS COUNTRY CODE
Element name: Postal address – country code

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: Code (numeric), right justified with leading zeroes if needed
Width: 4

Classification

CODE MEANING
1101 to 9299​ Country code​​​​​​​​

Coding notes

For applications with an overseas address, full details for either E468 or E728 is required.

Element 468 (Postal address ‑ country name) is an alternative field to Element 728 (Postal address ‑ country code).

The code should reflect the applicant's residential address (not postal address).

Refer to: Appendix C – Standard Australian Classification Countries.

HEPs

Data is required for one of these fields for all applications with an overseas address in the detailed submission.

TACs

Data is discretionary in all submissions. Refer to TAC Data Elements Map for more information.

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

Input files

​University Applications and Offers:

  • Application Details (AD)

Change History

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


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