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  • Registration for excise payments

    Complete the Registration for excise payments (NAT 16623 PDF, 1.4MB)This link will download a file form if you are required to make payments of excise duty but do not hold (and are not applying for) an excise licence, periodic settlement permission or movement permission.

    The Registration for excise payments (NAT 16623) 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.

    This is an electronic form so 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 of the questions before filling in the form, use the Print form with all questions button to print a copy.

    To use the form:

    Lodging your form

    If you use Online services for business to lodge your registration, we can process it faster than if you lodge by post. You can also track the progress of your registration using the service.

    Follow these steps to lodge via Online services for business:

    1. save the completed form as a PDF (portable document format) on your computer
    2. log inExternal Link to Online services for business
    3. select Communication, and then Secure mail
    4. create a New message
    5. select View more topics, then Excise, and Alcohol, fuel and petroleum, tobacco, duty free store
    6. attach your registration form and any additional documents
    7. complete the declaration
    8. Select Send.

    You'll will receive a receipt number once you've lodged your form.

    For help with lodging your registration through Online services for business, phone us on 13 28 66.

    Tracking progress of your registration

    You can track the progress of your registration form using Your dealings under Communication.

    Service commitments

    Our commitments to service set out the timeframes you can expect when you deal with us.

    More information

    Once you have received approval for your registration, before goods can be delivered to you from a licensed entity you will need to:

    • fill out an excise return
    • pay the excise duty directly to us
    • have received a delivery authority from us.

    Contact us about excise and EEGs.

    Last modified: 21 Apr 2021QC 16920