Before you can enrol into a new program you must verify your citizenship or residency status.

Verifying your citizenship ensures that you enrol in the right type of fee place and confirms your eligibility for government assistance, e.g. HECS-HELP or a fee concession.

You cannot enrol in courses until you successfully verify your citizenship or residency status, so make sure you have acceptable documentation ready before you enrol.

If you are a vocational education student enrolling into a Government Subsidised Place, please follow the instructions for citizenship verification on How to prove your eligibility for a Government Subsidised Place.

Before you can enrol into a new program you must verify your citizenship or residency status.

Verifying your citizenship ensures that you enrol in the right type of fee place and confirms your eligibility for government assistance, e.g. HECS-HELP or a fee concession.

You cannot enrol in courses until you successfully verify your citizenship or residency status, so make sure you have the documents you need before you enrol.

Australian and New Zealand citizens

Verify online using a valid passport:

  1. Log in to Enrolment Online.
  2. When prompted enter your passport details (its number, issue date and expiry date).
  3. Verify your passpost online and continue with your enrolment..

If you are unable to verify your passport online you will be given the opportunity to cancel the online verification process and verify via a different method.

Australian permanent residents and Permanent Humanitarian Visa holders

Verify via your student email using a passport or Immicard and current evidence of your visa entitlement (such as your Visa Grant Notice or current VEVO entitlement statement):

  1. Log in to Enrolment Online.
  2. When prompted, enter your document details.
  3. When prompted, select Cancel and Verify offline.
  4. When your citizenship has been verified you can continue with your enrolment.

If you are enrolling into a vocational education government subsidised place, you must verify your citizenship when you prove your eligibility.

If you do not have a valid passport, see below for other acceptable documents.

You may use the following documents to verify your citizenship:

  • Australian passport
  • Australian citizenship certificate
  • Australian birth certificate (not a birth extract)
  • Australian citizenship by descent certificate or extract
  • New Zealand citizenship certificate
  • New Zealand birth certificate
  • International passport and evidence of visa entitlement
  • Immicard and evidence of visa entitlement
  • Document for travel to Australia (with endorsed visa label)