The deadline for directors of Australian companies to apply for a director ID has now passed. If you missed the deadline, you can still apply. We’ll take a reasonable approach with directors who are trying to do the right thing. After 14 December 2022, penalties may apply for directors who have deliberately not met their obligations.To apply onlineExternal Link, you must have at least a Standard identity strength myGovID. If you have a Strong myGovID it will streamline the application process as you only need to provide your TFN or residential address, as held by the ATO, at the ‘proof of record ownership’ step.If you’re one of the more than 1.9 million directors who have already lodged an application, you don’t need to contact us. Once you receive your director ID, keep it safe until you need it. You can share it with your accountant, company secretary, agent or tax professional. Resources are available in languages other than EnglishExternal Link and our demonstration videoExternal Link has a step-by-step guide to applying online.
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