Illinois Residency Requirements | Domestic | International | Non-citizen

State of Illinois Residency Requirements

For more requirements and petition information about Illinois Residency for in-state tuition assessment please go to:

Petition for Determination of Residency Status


Domestic - an applicant who fits into any of these categories:



International - an applicant who is a citizen or permanent resident alien of a country or political area other than the United States and who has a residence outside the United States to which he or she expects to return and either is, or proposes to be, a temporary alien in the United States for educational purposes. Any applicant who holds a VISA or who is a citizen or resident of any country other than the United States falls under the International Applicant category.


Office of International Student Services

Non-citizen Students

Information and resources for non-citizen students.

Illinois Residency Affidavit form