Student Placement
Residency Affidavit Form

Residency Affidavit is for students who are presented and want to enroll and attend a CMS school now.

  • Used when a family is residing with another family for issues other than those covered by McKinney Vento
  • Renewed on a yearly basis
  • Can be completed at the school 

Before any student is assigned to attend Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), the student’s parent, legal guardian or sponsor (legal guardianship or sponsorship requires additional documentation from a court or agency) must provide proof of legal residence in Mecklenburg County.

All Documents must be pre-printed with the name and Mecklenburg County address of the student’s parent, legal guardian or sponsor and must be presented at the time of enrollment. 

 For Proof of Residency

  • Notarized Residency Affidavit form AND copy of mortgage statement, deed or lease from homeowner/leaseholder affirming tenancy


ONE (1) of the following documents must be shown:

  • Any ONE utility bill or work order dated within the past 30 days, including: gas, water, electric, telephone, OR cable
  • Valid North Carolina Driver's License OR Valid North Carolina Identification Card
  • Dated within the past 30 days: Payroll Stub, Bank Statement OR Credit Card Statement
  • Current Vehicle Registration
  • Dated within the past year: Vehicle Tax Bill, Property Tax Bill, W-2 OR Medicaid Card

Downloadable Residency Affidavit Form

Residency Affidavit.pdf


Renewals requires submission of the Residency Affidavit and two proofs of residency to your child's current school. 

Please do not send Residency Affidavit Renewals to the Student Placement Office.

P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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