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Tax file numbers (TFN)

Apply for a TFN
If you are a foreign passport holder, permanent migrant or temporary visitor you can apply for an Australian tax file number (TFN) online. If you are a resident of Australia you can apply for a TFN in various ways, depending on your circumstances.
TFN - application for individuals
Individuals who are Australian residents for tax purposes but ineligible or unable to apply for a tax file number (TFN) online can apply for a TFN on a paper form.
TFN application for a deceased estate
Information for deceased estates about how to apply for a tax file number. (NAT 3236)
TFN declaration
The information you provide in this declaration will allow your payer to work out how much to withhold from payments made to you. (NAT 3092).
Tax file number
We issue tax file numbers (TFNs) to individuals and organisations to help us administer tax and other government systems.