Approval as an Approved Deposit Fund - Australian Government


You will require this approval if you intend to be the provider of an approved deposit fund. An approved deposit fund is a fund that is an indefinitely continuing fund maintained by an approved trustee solely for approved purposes. It does not accept contributions but does accept rollovers.

Please consult the Agency and their website for further details.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

In your application you will be required to demonstrate compliance with the current operating standards and legislative requirements, including proof of compliance with SIS fitness and propriety standards and responsible lending conduct requirements.

Extensive requirements and obligations apply to this licence. Please consult the Agency for full details.


As specified by the Agency.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Approval as an Approved Deposit Fund - This form is available directly from the Agency and their website.

Act(s) name

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 AG

Regulation(s) name

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 1993 AG

Application process


Lodge this registration with Australian Prudential Regulation Authority in your nearest capital city.

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.


Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Toll Free: 1300 558 849
Phone: 02 8037 9015
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