This classification is made available in electronic format to assist those organisations providing data compliant with AVETMISS. The Country (of birth) Identifier classification uniquely identifies the country of birth of a client. A country coding index has been developed to assist in the use and implementation of the country classification. It contains a comprehensive list of the most probable responses to the question about country of birth. The coding index can be found in the ‘Related items’ tab for the Data element definitions.
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