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


You will be required to submit this notification if you are a foreign investor and intend to acquire interest in Australian assets or shares. This includes the purchase of real estate for residential or commercial purposes.

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

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.


Not applicable.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

No fees are required.

Administering agency

The Treasury

Foreign Investment Review Board

Contact details

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

Foreign Investment Applications

Toll Free: 1800 050 377
Phone: 02 6216 1111
Website: Foreign Investment Review Board (Opens in new window)