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Florida Residency
for Tuition Purposes

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  1. Residency for tuition purposes
  2. What are the Basic Requirements for Florida Residency?
  3. How do I determine if I'm a dependent student or an independent student?
  4. How do I prove financial independence?
  5. Who is my "claimant"?
  6. What do I need to provide to prove my claim for Florida residency?
  7. Special Categories
  8. I am a Non-U.S Citizen. Do I qualify as Florida Resident for Tuition Purposes?
  9. Important things to know about establishing Florida Residency for Tuition Purposes
  10. Definitions
  11. Appeal Procedures

Who is my "claimant"?

A claimant is the person who is providing evidence of the establishment of permanent legal residence in Florida.

For independent students*, the claimant is the student.? Documentation substantiating independent status will be required.? (Please see the Proving Financial Independence Section )

*The claimant can be the student's spouse (marriage certificate required). ( Please see " Special Categories " section for more information.)

 Last Modified 8/11/14