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401 Person identification code


A code which uniquely identifies a member of staff within the higher education provider.


Version: 4.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Field name: PERSON-ID
Element name: Person identification code

Code format:

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


Any data​ Code generated by the higher education provider.

Coding notes

The code for each individual must uniquely identify them within the higher education provider in the reference year and remain constant from year to year.

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

Input files

Higher Education Staff:

  • Staff Full-time & Fractional Full-time (FT)

Change History

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

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