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If you have a foreign passport, first check your eligibility to use the Individual Auto RegistrationExternal Link online application.
Follow these three simple steps:
Step 1. Online form
Complete the online formExternal Link
Step 2. Print summary
After submitting your application, print your application summary – you will need it for Step 3.
Step 3. Australia Post interview
Visit the Australia Post office locatorExternal Link to find a participating retail outlet near you. To complete your application, you must attend an interview to present your proof of identity documents within 30 days.
You can either book an appointment or simply attend a participating Australia Post retail outlet for an interview. Bookings are not essential.
Don’t forget to take your printed application summary as well as original proof of identity documents to your interview.
If you're unable to attend an interview at a participating Australia Post outlet, there are other ways to register for a TFN.
For other ways to register, refer to:
If you are:
If you complete a TFN application on behalf of another person, this does not give you the authority to ask about their tax matters.
TFN Recipient: the person for whom the TFN application is being made.
If you are a parent or guardian signing on behalf of a TFN Recipient who is under 16, you will need to provide all of the following:
If you are a parent or guardian signing on behalf of a TFN Recipient that is:
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