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  • Fuel tax credit registration – non-business claimants

    How to complete the fuel tax credit registration – non-business form.

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    When to use this form

    Use this form if you are not registered for GST and are:

    • an individual who wants to claim fuel tax credits for fuel used to generate domestic electricity for your main or permanent place of residence. It does not apply to generating domestic electricity for recreational purposes, for example for use in a caravan, yacht, tent or holiday home.
    • a non-profit organisation who wants to claim fuel tax credits for fuel used in emergency vehicles or vessels.

    The application form

    The Fuel tax credit registration – non-business claimants form is designed to be completed on a desktop or laptop computer (not on a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet). You'll need to use Adobe ReaderExternal Link software to view the form.

    Because this is an electronic form, you can type your answers straight into the boxes provided.

    Some questions will only be displayed if we need you to answer them. If you want to see all the questions before filling in the form, use the Print form with all questions button to print a copy.

    How to get the form

    Double-clicking the form won't open it. The form will not load on a mobile device, tablet or within a browser.

    To complete the form, you must save it to your desktop computer or laptop (with the latest version of Adobe Acrobat installed) by following these steps:

    • To download, right click on the Fuel tax credit registration – non-business claimants (NAT 15019, PDF 1.42MB)This link will download a file.
    • Select Save target as (or a similar option depending on your internet browser) to save it to your computer.
    • To open your saved form, right click on the PDF file in the folder it was saved in, select Open with then select Adobe Acrobat Reader DC.
    • Enable JavaScript if prompted before filling in the form. If JavaScript is not enabled, additional questions will not be populated and the form will be incomplete.
    • Once you've completed your form, save it using the Save form button at the end of the form.

    Note: Update your default app for PDF file types to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC to open all PDF files with Adobe Acrobat.


    You, or a person who is authorised to act on your behalf (an authorised contact), must complete the declaration. If the applicant is an entity, the declaration can only be completed by a primary contact or a person authorised by a primary contact.

    If you lodge this application through Online services for business, your electronic credential will be accepted as your electronic signature.

    Lodging your application

    Before you lodge your application, make sure you have completed all the relevant sections.

    Keep a copy of your completed application for your records and lodge the original by:

    • mail to

    Australian Taxation Office
    PO Box 3514
    ALBURY NSW 2640

    Service standards

    You can expect a decision on your application within 28 days of us receiving all the necessary information.

    If your application is incomplete, we will contact you for more information. If the information isn't provided after a reasonable period, we'll ask you to reapply when you can provide the information we need.

    Contact us

    If you need more information, you can contact us or visit Fuel tax credits – non-business.

    Last modified: 02 Dec 2022QC 18852