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Foreign investment in Australia

What to do if you are a foreign person investing in Australian assets.

How to get approval and register assets if you are a foreign person planning to invest in assets in Australia.

Find out about how the Register of Foreign Ownership of Australian Assets operates.

How a foreign person registers an interest in Australian assets.

Approval and registration requirements for foreign persons buying residential real estate in Australia.

The vacancy fee for foreign owners of residential dwellings is part of the government's housing affordability plan.

Application form to waive or be reimbursed for a Foreign Investment Review Board application fee.

Find out about our compliance approach and how we engage with foreign investors about their obligations.

How property developers can apply for a new or near-new dwelling exemption certificate for sales to foreign buyers.

How to report a breach of the foreign investment real estate rules.

How foreign investors can contact us about investing in Australia.

A guide to terms and definitions used in the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975.

Work out what fees you must pay as a foreign investor when investing in residential property in Australia.