Withdrawing your ATO-held super

You may be able to withdraw your ATO-held super by electronic funds transfer (EFT) or cheque, if you meet certain conditions.

There are two ways to see if you are eligible and withdraw your super – use our online services or complete a paper form.

Use our online services for individuals

You can use our online services to check if you're eligible and, if so, withdraw your ATO-held super and put it into your bank account.

Next steps:

Complete a paper form

Alternatively, you may be able to apply for withdrawal of your ATO-held super using a paper form.

Check the relevant form type from the list below to see if you're eligible to apply. If you're eligible, fill out the form and send it to us to claim your super.

Super guarantee

Withdrawal of superannuation guarantee (NAT 8678)

Government super contribution

Application for direct payment of government super contribution (NAT 10759)

Unclaimed super money

Application for payment of unclaimed superannuation money – individual (NAT 71685)

Application for payment of unclaimed superannuation money – third party (NAT 71696)

SHA special account

For active accounts – Withdrawal from superannuation holding accounts special account (NAT 2373)

For inactive accounts – Withdrawal from your inactive superannuation holding account (NAT 16338)

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