Notification of Acquisitions of Shares, Assets or Interests - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to submit this notification if you are a foreign investor and intend to acquire interest in Australian assets or shares.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Proposals to invest in Australia are examined on a case by case basis and in most industry sectors are approved unless contrary to the national interest.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Not applicable.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

No fees are required.

Other resources

Administering agency

The Treasury
Foreign Investment Review Board

Act(s) name

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Regulations 1989 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Investment Application
The Treasury
Foreign Investment Review Board


Phone:

02 62633795

Phone:

02 62161111

Toll Free:

1800050377
firbenquiries@treasury.gov.au

Website:

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Supporting information

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