Tax File Number Applications

A tax file number is a unique nine-digit number issued to individuals and organisations to help administer tax and other Australian Government systems.

Students completE an online application form and then visiting an Australia Post Office outlet to have their identity verified.

To apply for a TFN students need to visit

After completing this form students will need to print their application summary and take this together with proof of identity documents to an Australia Post outlet. This must be done within 30 days of completing the online form.

Information on the type of Proof of Identity documents that can be used can be found at