The postcode or overseas country code of the postal address for correspondence to be sent to the student/applicant
|Element name:||Postal address - postcode|
|Units:||Code (alphanumeric), right justified with leading zeros if needed|
|bbbb (4 spaces)||Overseas country|
|0001 to 9999||Australian postcode|
Refer to: Appendix B – Australian Postcode
Applications and Offers only
The code should reflect the applicant’s residential address (not postal address).
HEPs - data in Application Details (AD) file is required in both submissions
TACs - Data is required in all submissions.
For TACs refer to TAC Data Elements Map for more information.
Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.
Higher Education Student:
- Commonwealth Assisted Students (DU)
- Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN)
University Applications and Offers:
- Application Details (AD)
- Commonwealth Assisted Students (VDU)
- VET Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN)
Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.
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