Registrable Superannuation Entity (RSE) Licence - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this licence if you operate as a trustee for a registrable superannuation entity (RSE). A trustee may be a:

  • Constitutional corporation;
  • Body corporate; or
  • Individual trustee.

All trustees of a registered RSE must be licensed. There are serious penalties for operating without an RSE licence.

There are different classes of RSE licences:

  • Public offer entity;
  • Non-public offer entity;
  • Extended public offer entity; and
  • Acting trustee.

The class of licence you obtain may specify the classes of registered RSE's that you can belong too.

Trustees of self-managed superannuation funds regulated by the ATO and public sector superannuation schemes are exempt, and all superannuation entities other than those self-managed superannuation funds regulated by the ATO and exempt public sector superannuation schemes need to be registered.

Only an RSE licensee can register a superannuation entity.

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

You will need to apply with the approved form and pay the prescribed fee. If the Authority requests additional information, you must supply it before the licence is granted to you.

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

Duration

A licence remains in force subject to conditions placed on it by the Authority.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.

Forms

Administering agency

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Act(s) name

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994 (Australian Government)

Contact details

APRA Enquiries Line
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority


Operating address:
Level 2
10-12 Brisbane Ave
Barton
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9836
Canberra City
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1300558849

Fax:

02 62135251
contactapra@apra.gov.au

APRA Enquiries Line
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority


Operating address:
Level 21, Casselden Place
2 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne
Victoria 3000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9836
Melbourne
Victoria 3001

Phone:

1300558849

Phone:

03 92467500

Fax:

03 96635085
contactapra@apra.gov.au

APRA Enquiries Line
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority


Operating address:
Level 5
5 Mill Street
Perth
Western Australia 6000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9836
Perth
Western Australia 6001

Phone:

1300558849

Phone:

08 94206100

Fax:

08 94818142
contactapra@apra.gov.au

APRA Enquiries Line
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority


Operating address:
Level 26
400 George Street
Sydney
New South Wales 2000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9836
Sydney
New South Wales 2001

Phone:

1300558849

Phone:

08 82353200

Fax:

08 82353200
contactapra@apra.gov.au

APRA Enquiries Line
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority


Operating address:
Level 22
25 Grenfell Street
Adelaide
South Australia 5000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9836
Adelaide
South Australia 5001

Phone:

1300558849

Phone:

08 82353200

Fax:

08 82353222
contactapra@apra.gov.au

APRA Enquiries Line
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority


Operating address:
Level 26
400 George Street
Sydney
New South Wales 2000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9836
Sydney
New South Wales 2001

Phone:

1300558849

Phone:

02 92103000

Fax:

02 92103411
contactapra@apra.gov.au

APRA Enquiries Line
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority


Operating address:
Level 21, Casselden Place
2 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne
Victoria 3000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9836
Melbourne
Victoria 3001

Phone:

1300558849

Phone:

03 92467500

Fax:

03 96635085
contactapra@apra.gov.au

APRA Enquiries Line
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority


Operating address:
Level 9
500 Queen Street
Brisbane City
Queensland 4000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9836
Brisbane
Queensland 4001

Phone:

1300558849

Phone:

07 30018500

Fax:

07 30018501
contactapra@apra.gov.au

Supporting information

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