FAA2.J Race/Residency/Ethnicity (RARE) : 04 Arizona Residency - Overview
Arizona Residency - Overview
 
(01/01/19 –12/31/19)
An Arizona resident is someone who has established Arizona as their permanent home, and when temporarily away from Arizona, intends to return. Verify Arizona residency for all participants in the budgetary unit.
 
All applicants and participants must meet Arizona residency requirements for benefits. They must have the intent of making Arizona their home and not be in Arizona for a temporary purpose. (See Verification of Arizona Residency and Intent to Remain)
 
For NA the participant must live in Arizona at the time of application but is not required to intend to remain in Arizona to be potentially eligible.
 
This includes the following:
 
Students who return to Arizona during school break.
Arizona residents who spend a portion of the year living in another state.
 
Consider the following when determining residency requirements:
 
There is no time limit requirement for living in Arizona. (See Intent to Remain)
Applicants are not residents when they are in Arizona for any of the following purposes:
Vacation
Student from out of state
 
For program specific requirements, see the following: