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  • Update your contact details or authorised contacts

    There are a number of ways you can update your contact details and nominated representative:

    Online

    The quickest way to update your contact details is online.

    You can use:

    • the myGov Update your details service to update your details with the ATO, Medicare, Centrelink and Australian JobSearch in one place, if they are linked to your myGov account
    • our online services for individuals to update your name, date of birth and authorised contacts with us. You need a myGovExternal Link account linked to the ATO.

    On this page:

    Using the Update your details service

    To update your details using the myGov Update your details service:

    • sign in to your myGov account
    • from the top menu, select Account settings
    • make a selection from the options
      • Update your address
      • Update your email address
      • Update your contact details
       
    • complete the form details, select Update to save your changes.

    Update your contact details in ATO online

    To update your contact details (phone, address, email):

    • sign in to your myGov account and choose the ATO member service to take you to the ATO Online home page
    • from the top menu, select My profile then select Personal details
    • navigate to My contact details by selecting the arrow to the right of your contact details to expand the page
    • update your contact details
    • select Save.

    Update your authorised contacts in ATO online

    To update your authorised contacts:

    • sign in to your myGov account and choose the ATO member service to take you to the ATO Online home page
    • from the top menu, select My profile then select Personal details
    • navigate to Authorised contacts
    • to add a new authorised contact, select Add
    • to update or remove an existing authorised contact, select the arrow to the right of your existing contacts details to expand the page to update your authorised contacts details
    • tick the box to agree to sign this declaration with the identification details that you used to log-in
    • select Save.

    Note: using this service will only update your income tax details with us.

    Log in or create a myGov account

    See also:

    By phone

    Phone us to update your contact details or authorise a representative to act on your behalf.

    See also:

    By post

    Download and fill out the form Change of details for individuals (PDF, 335KB) and post it to the address on the form.

    It can take up to 28 days to update your records after we receive the form.

    Last modified: 21 Oct 2019QC 44769