Department of Veterans' Affairs file number identifier AAXXNNNN[A]
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 29/11/2006|
|Definition:||A combination of alphanumeric characters that identify a Department of Veterans' Affairs customer.|
|Maximum character length:||9|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
1st character is the state code (an alphanumeric character) - N, V, Q, W, S or T for the appropriate state/territory. Australian Capital Territory is included in New South Wales (N) and Northern Territory with South Australia (S).
Next 7 characters are the file number, made up of:
9th character is the segment link (an alphanumeric character) which represent members related to the veteran. The alphanumeric code is generated in the order that cards are issued. For example A, B, C, D etc.
CAUTIONARY NOTE: For veterans the 9th character is left blank.
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Department of Veterans' Affairs file number identifier AAXXNNNNA Health, Standard 29/11/2006, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 02/09/2016, WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 31/08/2007
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Person—government funding identifier, Department of Veterans' Affairs file number AAXXNNNN[A] Health, Superseded 29/11/2006