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700 Application identification code


A code that uniquely identifies an application as assigned by the institution or admissions centre during the application phase


Version: 6.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Element name: Application identification code

Code format:

Data Type: Alphanumeric
Units: Code (alphanumeric), left justified with trailing blanks if needed
Width: 20


Any data​ Code assigned by the TAC or HEP​

Coding notes

HEPs / TACs - data is required in all submissions.

For TACs refer to TAC Data Elements Map for more information.

First character must not be a space.

No more than one data record in the Application Details File may have the same Application identification code from a submitter at a single Submission Date.

Different individual applicants may have the same Application identification code in the Application Details File in different submission years.

An individual applicant may have multiple Application identification codes in the Application Details File in a single submission year and in different submission years.

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

Input files

University Applications and Offers:

  • Application Details (AD)
  • Preference Details (PD)
  • Offer Details (OD)

Change History

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

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