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September 2022

Beat the rush and get your director ID online now


If you're a director of an Australian company you must apply for your director identification number (director ID) by 30 November 2022.

While it might be tempting to wait until the deadline, we encourage you to apply now – the fastest way to apply is by using the myGovID app to log in to ABRS online. Once you've logged in, you'll need to verify your identity with information we have on record. The most commonly used documents include:

  • details of the bank account where your tax refunds or payments are made and received 

  • an ATO notice of assessment. 

You may need to contact your agent to request this information.

You can check if your business is registered as a company with ASIC at ASIC Connect. You don't need a director ID if you're running a business as either a sole trader or partnership.

Not sure if you need to apply? You can check if you need a director ID at who needs to apply.

Our director ID demonstration video takes you through the steps you need to complete to apply for your director ID online.

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