ABN Registration

How to apply for an ABN, the information you will need and the support to maintain your ABN.

Do I need to provide my TFN for ABN registration?

Yes! The ATO must be able to confirm your identity by checking your supplied details against your personal Tax File Number (TFN).

If you do not wish to provide your TFN in the application, your application may either be rejected or proceed to the ATO’s manual review system. This process can take up to 28 days, during which you will be contacted by an ATO representative.

From our experience, In most cases, the ATO will request a TFN or recommend that you apply for a TFN which you can do here.

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Updated — Mar 13, 2019

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