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320 Location code of permanent home residence


The Australian postcode or overseas country code of a student's/applicant’s permanent home residence


Version: 6.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Element name: Location code of permanent home residence

Code format:

Data Type: Alphanumeric
Units: Code (alphanumeric)
Width: 5


X1200 to X9299​ Overseas country code from countries classification​
X9999​ Overseas country, but not classifiable​
A0001 to A9998​ Australian Postcode​
99999​ No information on location of residence​

Coding notes

All relevant submissions

Refer to:

This code must reflect the permanent home residence and is to be provided by the student each year.

The permanent home residence is where a student/applicant comes from, and not a temporary semester/term address.

Overseas students/applicants would have an overseas country as their permanent home residence.

Applications and Offers only

For domestic school leaver applicants this code must reflect the permanent home residence of the applicant in the last year of their secondary study.

HEPs / 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.

Input files

Higher Education Student:

  • Student Enrolment (EN)
  • Enrolment Revisions (ER)

Universities Applications and Offers:

  • Application Details (AD)

VET Student:

  • Student Enrolment (VEN)
  • VET Enrolment Revisions (VER)

Change History

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

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