Ready to apply?

Make sure:

  • You’re at least 14 years or older
  • You have an Australian residential address. (If you’re applying from overseas, see our Moving to Australia section.)
  • You have at least one form of ID handy (Australian driver’s licence, Medicare card, birth certificate or passport)

Before you start

You may be eligible for the Streamline Basic account which has no monthly fees, if you (or anyone else you are applying with) holds an Australian Government issued:

  • Commonwealth Seniors Health card
  • Pensioner Concession card, or
  • Health Care card

Show this card at a branch to apply for the Streamline Basic account.

Step 1 (less than 5 mins)

Provide us your details, including your name (as it appears on your identity documents), mailing address, email and phone number.

Step 2 (less than 5 mins)

Verify your identity securely online with at least one form of ID (Australian driver’s licence, Medicare card, birth certificate or passport).

Step 3 (less than 2 mins)

Confirm the countries where you’re a tax resident.

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