TFN Application / Enquiry - Individual - Australian Government


You will need to register for a tax file number (TFN) if you intend to work and earn a wage in Australia. Any person that earns a wage in Australia is required to pay some of their income to the Australian Government in the form of tax.

A TFN is a unique number issued by the Australian Government for all entities with a potential income tax role. Its primary purpose is to identify you for tax purposes in all dealings with the Australian Government.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You will be required to provide proof of identity documentation.




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No fees are required.


Regulation(s) name

Income Tax Assessment (1997 Act) Regulations 2021 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Taxation Office

Contact details

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