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413 Address of permanent home residence – postcode


The Australian postcode or overseas country code for the student's permanent home residence


Version: 4.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Field name: HOME-POCODE
Element name: Address of permanent home residence – postcode

Code format:

Data Type: Alphanumeric
Units: Code (alphanumeric), right justified with leading zeros if needed
Width: 4


bbbb (4 spaces) Overseas country​
0001 to 9999​ Australian postcode​

Coding notes

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

Wherever possible, the postcode for the physical address rather than for the postal address should be provided.

Refer to:

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

Input files

Higher Education Student:

  • Commonwealth Assisted Students (DU)
  • TFN LookUp (TL)
  • TFN Revision (TR)

VET Student:

  • TFN LookUp (TL)
  • TFN Revision (TR)
  • VET Commonwealth Assisted Students (VDU)​

Change History

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

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