Documentation should be provided by the claimant (the person claiming Florida residency) – this will either be the independent student or the dependent student’s parent or legal guardian.
For the definition of a claimant and more information about dependent/independent status, please visit Helpful Terms.
PLEASE NOTE: Sending in this information does not necessarily qualify you for Florida residency. Additional documentation may be required.
At least one of the two documents submitted must be from this list.
May be used in conjunction with one document from First Tier.
May NOT be used.
Section 1009.21, F.S., Determination of resident status for tuition purposes, was updated on June 9, 2015. To view a copy of the updated document, please visit Floridashines.org. A revised residency declaration (formally affidavit) will be in place by September 3, 2015.
View a copy of the amended section of law (see lines 278-457).
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