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
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Documentation can be submitted in-person to the AskOtago Central Hub on the ground floor of the Central Library in the Information Services Building. Staff will take a photocopy of any original documents.
Alternatively, you may post a certified photocopy of your documentation along with a brief note stating your request and your student ID number.
Contact AskOtago for more information:
Tel +64 3 479 7000 or 0800 80 80 98