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Mar14
Do you already have your Director ID? Apply Now!
By BS Team in Company, Taxation

Director IDs have recently been introduced to Australia to help prevent the use of false or fraudulent director identities.

A director identifier number (Director ID) is a director’s unique identifier allocated to a director for life.

If you are an Australian director – even foreign director – or want to become one, and don’t have your director ID yet, you should apply now.

Watch on ATO TV the overview video of Director ID
https://tv.ato.gov.au/ato-tv/media?v=bi9or7odjorhp6

When you must apply for your Director ID depends on the date your become a director:

Date you become a director                            Deadline to apply

  • On or before 31 Oct 2021                         By 30 Nov 2022
  • Between 1 Nov 2021 – 4 Apr 2022         Within 28 days of appointment
  • From 5 Apr 2022                                        Before appointment

Full details available on Australian Business Registry Services (ABRS) website on who needs to apply for a Director ID and when

How to apply for your Director ID

The fastest way to apply is online (application can also be done by phone or by mail)

More information on ABRS (Australian Business Registry Services):
https://www.abrs.gov.au/director-identification-number