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If you want to use our online services, you'll need either:
This ensures that the security and privacy of your personal information is protected, particularly from unauthorised people making transactions on your behalf.
Anyone associated with your business, practice, or entity must have their own AUSkey if they are dealing with us online on behalf of your Australian business number (ABN).
I want to:
In order to manage your personal tax and super affairs as an individual, you will need to register for a secure login.
Get it done
Register for your secure loginExternal Link. Already registered? onlineservices.ato.gov.auExternal Link.
To register for a secure login, you will be asked questions about your identity – the answers you provide will be checked against our records to confirm your identity.
For help with registering, watch our video below.
Make sure that you have the following handy when you create your secure login:
Your tax file number (TFN)
You can find your TFN on:
Your name and date of birth
You will need to provide us with your date of birth, first given name and family/surname that has previously been reported to us. If you are unsure what you have reported to us, refer to letters or notices we may have sent you.
If you need to update or check your details, phone 13 28 61, then press 5, between 8.00am and 6.00pm Monday to Friday, to speak with a customer service representative.
Find out more
Read our frequently asked questions about TFNs, name and date of birth.
Shared secret information
A shared secret is specific information relating to you that is provided to us by certain organisations and institutions.
You will need to provide us with information from two different documents listed in the table below. However, you cannot give us two shared secrets from the same type of document – for example, you cannot use two notices of assessment (NOA) from different years.
Only shared secrets where we have information available for you will be visible for selection.
You will be asked for
Maximum age of document
Notice of assessment (NOA)
Issued within the last five financial years
Super account member contribution statement
(for an interest bearing investment account eg a term deposit or an account that we paid your tax refund into)
Issued within the last two financial years
PAYG payment summary
(Formerly known as a 'group certificate')
Centrelink payment summary
Register for your secure loginExternal Link
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