Approval as a Retirement Savings Account Institution - Australian Government


You will require this approval if you operate an institution intending to offer and provide a Retirement Savings Account (RSA). An RSA is a type of superannuation product that only approved RSA institutions can offer.

RSA's will provide benefits upon retirement or death and may also provide a limited range of other benefits. They have certain restrictions placed upon them to make them similar to other superannuation products.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must be a constitutional corporation that is:

  • an authorised deposit-taking institution
  • a life insurance company
  • a prescribed financial institution.

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


Approval commences when it is granted, or at a later time if specified in the instrument of approval.


Ongoing unless revoked.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $500.00

Act(s) name

Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Retirement Savings Accounts Regulations 1997 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Phone: 1300 558 849
Website: Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (Opens in new window)