Australian Tax File Number (TFN) Registration

Applying for a TFN is easy and takes less than a minute. To start, click on the button below:

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3 easy steps to obtain your official TFN

1 - Apply Online

Use the TFN registration form to provide the information required. The entire process will take no more than a few minutes.

2 - Review

Your TFN application is promptly reviewed for compliance to discard any issues, then processed for delivery.

3 - Delivery

Usually, your TFN number will be assigned and delivered within minutes to your email inbox and via SMS.

Benefits of registering your TFN with us

🖥️ Customer service 24/7

We are here if you have questions or want to know more. Our customer service team is available by email anytime.

📱 Instant notifications

You will receive instant updates about your application by email. Our process is transparent, and our support team is available to answer any questions.

📈 Burden-free process

We have simplified the complex, time consuming TFN application process to a single online form. Registering for your TFN has never been so easy!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1- What is a TFN and why might you need one?

The tax file number (TFN) is the own personal reference number in the tax and super systems.

2- Why is so important to have a TFN?

Your TFN can be an equally significant part of your own tax and superb records in addition to your own identity, so keep it secure.

3- What is the duration of your TFN registration?

Your TFN is yours for life. You retain the exact TFN even in case you change your name, change employment, move interstate or move overseas.

4- How long does a TFN registration take?

You should receive your TFN within 28 days after we receive your completed application and required documents. To prevent delays don't lodge another application. We appreciate your patience during the processing period. However, additional confirmation of certain application details may cause a delay of several working days. In the unlikely event of a delay in your application, you can rely on our agents to continuously provide any information that we have.

5- What are the benefits of having a TFN?

You don’t need to possess a TFN, but without one you will pay more taxation.  Additionally you wont have the ability to apply for federal benefits, pay off your tax return electronically or get an Australian Business Number (ABN).

6- Who is entitled to a TFN registration?

1. Foreign passport holders, permanent migrants or temporary visitors. You can apply for a TFN if you are already in Australia; you are in possession of a visa of the following type: a permanent migrant visa, a visa with work rights, an overseas student visa, a visa that allows the holder to stay in Australia indefinitely.

2. People living outside of Australia. You don’t need a TFN if you receive only interest rates or royalty payments from an Australian reference if you’re a non-resident of Australia for tax purposes. Non-resident withholding tax will be deducted before you get these obligations. The total amount deducted will vary depending on your country of residence for taxation purposes.

3. Australian residents.  The TFN registration is required if you receive income from an Australian source besides interest, dividends or royalty obligations. Also if you possess a spouse who’s an Australian citizen and is applying for Family Tax Benefit. The same applies to residents who have to lodge an Australian tax return or apply for an Australian business number (ABN).

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