Residency check

This page will guide you to information and resources that will explain why you need to complete a residency check and the documentation you need to provide.

Why you need to complete a residency check

In your first term of study, you need to verify your citizenship/residency to ensure you enrol in the right type of fee place and confirm your eligibility for government assistance e.g. HECS-HELP.

You are considered a domestic student if you are:

  • an Australian citizen
  • an Australian permanent resident
  • a New Zealand citizen.

The documentation you need to provide

To prove your residency, you need to provide your:

  • Australian birth certificate, passport, or certificate of citizenship (Australian citizens)
  • Passport and Australian Visa letter or label (Australian permanent residents)
  • New Zealand passport (New Zealand citizens).

For further information or advice, contact The Nucleus: Student Hub.