To change your citizenship or permanent residency details, you need to supply the University with an original or correctly certified (witnessed/notarised) copy of documents to support the change.

If you are a New Zealand or Australian citizen, you will need to provide:

  • The page of your passport that shows your name and other details, or
  • Your citizenship certificate

If you are a New Zealand or Australian permanent resident, you will need to provide:

  • The page of your passport that shows your name and other details
    and either
  • Your residence visa label, or
  • Appropriate documentation confirming you have been granted an electronic visa/eVisa (New Zealand residents only), or
  • A confirmation email sent directly from the Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) service to university@otago.ac.nz that you have been granted an electronic visa/eVisa (Australian permanent residents only)

If you have refugee status, you must provide the original or a certified copy of the letter from the Immigration Service entitling you to reside in New Zealand or Australia.

If you are a current student you can upload certified documentation to eVision through the Request a change field in the My details section.

If you are a new student you can upload certified documentation to eVision through the Request a change field in the Application form section.

Log in to eVision

Alternatively, documentation can be submitted in-person to:

Staff will take a photocopy of any original documents.

Contact AskOtago for more information:

Tel +64 3 479 7000 or 0800 80 80 98
Email university@otago.ac.nz

Last updated 20/11/2020 01.48 PM

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