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Change of residency

Candidates are required to notify the Higher Degree Research Office when they become the holder of an Australian Permanent Visa and wish to change their candidature category from 'international' to 'domestic'. 

Candidates use the "Change of Residency" e-form for this purpose. 

Candidates are required to upload the following documents into the e-form: 

a. a certified copy of the new visa showing the date Australian permanent residency was granted, and 

b. the page in the passport showing the date of first arrival in Australia. 

Candidates lodge the completed form with the HDR Office by the closing date (see table below), to take effect for the appropriate enrolment period. Requests for change received after the closing date will be considered for the following enrolment period. 

For additional information about change to permanent residency contact the Higher Degree Research Office.

For change to be effective in enrolment period 1 For change to be effective in enrolment period 2
submit the e-form by 7th February submit the e-form by 7th August
How to submit an e-form?

Steps to access e-forms:

  1. Open Firefox
  2. Paste this address into the address field https://iris.mq.edu.au/RMENET/
  3. Use your OneID username and password to log in
  4. Go to he HDR tab and select HDR e-forms
  5. Students chose Create an HDR eform (to create a form) or All HDR e-forms to view a current or previous e-form
  6. Reviewers chose Al HDR e-forms to view and process a form
How to get help

If you encounter problems with your browser while completing the form, please attempt to complete the form with another browser such as Firefox or Google Chrome before contacting MQ University for help.

For technical issues please email or log request with the Informatics Help Desk 

(phone) +61 2 9850 4357(HELP)

For issues specific to your HDR enrolment visit

http://www.hdr.mq.edu.au/information_for/current_candidates

(phone) +61 2 9850 9784 


For all other forms please select a different form in IRIS Research Master

The Change of Program form is NOT intended for the use by BPhil/MRes students.

FAQ

What sort of requests can be submitted by eform?

See the list of current candidature management forms on this page: http://www.hdr.mq.edu.au/information_about/forms

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How long does it take for my eform to be processed?

It takes about 10 working days. If you do not have an outcome after the 10 working days is up, please contact you faculty HDR administration to find out the status of the form.

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How do I find out if my request submitted by eform has been accepted or rejected?

You will receive an automated email to your student MQ email address alerting you to the fact that your request has been declined, or that the outcome is ready for viewing in the eform.

You can download the official approval letter from the eform. You may also save a copy of the form as PDF. To do this, open the form and go to the report icon in the top-left hand of the form screen to do this.

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What do I do if the form has been sent back to me by my supervisor?

You will need to amend the form. To do this you must discuss the required changes with your supervisor/s first, then log in and provide the new information in the old form.

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Who will review my request?

Most candidature forms which require the approval from the faculty will be reviewed by the principal supervisor, Head of department, Faculty HDR office, faculty Associate Dean of HDR, HDRO staff and the Director of HDRO.

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Are here any guidelines to help me complete my form?

Yes. There are guidelines about the policies and procedures pertaining to each form accessible from this page:

There are also manual for students and manual for reviewers.

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I cannot log in cannot see parts of the form or I am getting an error

Try to log in using firefox. This should solve the problem.

If not successful, please log a onehelp ticket here:

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Are there any guidelines for reviewer or admin staff?

Yes. There are manual and HDR eFORMS overview for reviewers and admin staff.

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How do I check my scholarship details before lodging an e-form?

Go to the e-form portal and select the Check Enrolment Details form. For details on how to access the e-form portal please see "How do I submit an e-form" in the previous part of this page.

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How do I check my consumed study load to date?

Go to the e-form portal and select the Check Enrolment Details form. For details on how to access the e-form portal please see "How do I submit an e-form" in the previous part of this page.

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How do I check my degree details?

Go to eStudent and login with your OneID. Alternatively, go to the e-form portal and select the Check Enrolment Details form. For details on how to access the e-form portal please see "How do I submit an e-form" in the previous part of this page.

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I am a new scholarship recipient and I want to start receiving my stipend payments. What do I need to do?

HDRO will send you an email requesting you to submit the appropriate e-form. Please follow the instruction in that email sent to your student email address.

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Will I be notified of the outcome of my request submitted by e-form?

If you have lodged an COP, LOA, SUP, EXTN, TRF form and your request has been approved, you will be sent an email to your student email account. This email will give you instructions on how to access the outcome. If your request has been declined, you will receive an email in your student account advising you of this fact.

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How do I apply for a letter confirming my student status for travel purposes?

Go to the e-forms portal and submit the Letter for Travel e-form. For details on how to access the e-form portal please see "How do I submit an e-form" in the previous part of this page.

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