Residency Documentation Requirements

Please send copies, not originals, as we may retain the documents. Tax documents should only include the pages requested, not the entire tax transcript. Documents should match the party selected in your application (you, your spouse, your parents).

Criterion 1 Required Documentation:

  1. Lease agreement, proof of purchase, or real estate property tax receipt showing proof of residence in Missouri within 12 months prior to your enrollment at MSU.
  2. Proof of full time employment--letter from employer on company letterhead or human resource documents stating employment is full time.
  3. Copy of Missouri driver's license, Missouri voter registration, or Missouri automobile registration
  4. Copy of Missouri income tax (first and last page of the tax return ONLY
  5. Copy of Missouri property tax receipt
  6. Any additional documentation or explanation you wish to provide to support your claim for residency

Criterion 2 Required Documentation:

  1. Proof of full time employment--letter from employer on company letterhead or human resource documents stating employment is full time, with effective date.
  2. Copy of Missouri driver's license, Missouri voter registration, and Missouri automobile registration
  3. Any additional documentation or explanation you wish to provide to support your claim for residency

Criterion 3 Required Documentation:

  1. Copy of military orders showing assignment to Missouri, including location and dates of assignment.
  2. Copy of Missouri driver's license, Missouri voter registration, and Missouri automobile registration
  3. Any additional documentation or explanation you wish to provide to support your claim for residency

All documentation must be sent to reclassify@live.missouristate.edu after submission of application.