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  • Foreign passport holders, permanent migrants or temporary visitors to Australia – online TFN application or enquiry

    You can apply for a tax file number (TFN) online if you meet all of these three conditions:

    1. You are a foreign passport holder, permanent migrant or temporary visitor.
    2. You are already in Australia.
    3. Your visa is one of the following  
      • a permanent migrant visa
      • a visa with work rights
      • an overseas student visa
      • a visa allowing you to stay in Australian indefinitely (including New Zealanders automatically granted a visa on arrival).

     Note: If you were born in Australia or have taken out Australian citizenship, you cannot use this service.

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    Last modified: 17 Sep 2018QC 17252