Essential Information

Welcome to the University of California, Irvine's Online Statement of Legal Residence!

The Statement of Legal Residence is used to make a determination of residence classification for tuition fee purposes.

WHO SHOULD COMPLETE THE ONLINE STATEMENT OF LEGAL RESIDENCE

  • All new students who have accepted their offer of admission into UCI.
  • Previously enrolled students who are readmitting after an absence of one year or longer.
  • Entering international students enrolled in a degree-seeking program.

WHO SHOULD NOT COMPLETE THE ONLINE STATEMENT OF LEGAL RESIDENCE

  • Nonresident students currently enrolled at UCI who wish to change their nonresident status should, instead, complete the Petition for Resident Classification.
  • Graduate students entering a second degree program (i.e. M.D./Ph.d or MBA/Ph.d)
Information about "California Residence and the Nonresident Tuition Fee"
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To access the Online Statement of Legal Residence, you will need to login with your UCInetID.
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Completing The Form

After login, you will be presented with a series of questions about your residence (if you are under age 24 you may also be asked questions concerning your parents' residence). Please read each question carefully and choose the most appropriate response.

After each page is completed, you will be given the opportunity to review your responses. Once you have reviewed your responses for a page and advanced to a new page, you will not be able to edit your responses; however, you will be provided the opportunity to explain any errors made before you submit the form.

IMPORTANT- Upon submittal of the form, you will immediately receive a receipt of submittal. The receipt will contain important information regarding the status of your submittal, which may include requests for additional documentation. Please carefully review your receipt.