Applying for an AFS licence: eLicensing
Do you need a licence?
Before you begin, decide whether you need an AFS licence
How to apply for your licence
The best way to apply for your AFS licence is online using our eLicensing system, which individually tailors the AFS licence application to your business.
There are many advantages to applying online. You can start your application, save it as a draft and resume it as many times as you like before you finalise and submit it to us. When you apply online the application fee is also substantially lower.
What if you can't apply online?
Before you start your application
Take the time to read the AFS Licensing Kit:
You can familiarise yourself with the AFS licence application by reading our sample online application. The sample application shows all the possible questions and outcomes that the eLicensing system is capable of. You won’t be asked all these questions because the eLicensing system tailors your application to your business.
Getting your application accepted quickly
To make sure that your application is assessed as quickly as possible it is important that the information you supply to us is correct and complete. If your application does not meet our requirements it could be returned to you, or refused or there could be substantial delays while we seek further information from you.
We've issued many other documents to help you. You will find references to these in the AFS Licensing Kit. You can download copies of them as PDF files.
|Part 1||Applying for and varying an AFS licence. Read this for an overview of the application process.|
|Part 2||Preparing your AFS licence or variation application. This helps you answer the questions in the application form and prepare your 'core' supporting proof documents. |
|Part 3||Preparing your additional proofs. This explains any additional proof documents you might be asked to provide.|
Got a question?
Check the answers to our frequently asked questions about FSR or contact your industry association. If you still need help, you can call our Infoline on 1300 300 630.
Help with completing your online application
If you haven't used this service before you will find it helpful to read How the AFS licence application works (eg screen layout and functions, browser requirements).
Our technical FAQs explain how you can make changes to your browser settings to help you with your application.
If you experience any systems problems when completing your application online, contact our Infoline on 1300 300 630.
Read our full statement about your privacy rights when applying for an AFS licence
eLicensing opens a secure session in a new browser window. Your application will be protected by industry-standard encryption. Depending on your browser settings, you may receive browser messages about ASIC's web server identity. For more information read ASIC's online services - how they work
|Start a new application for an AFS licence|
|Resume an unfinished application for an AFS licence|
|Review the progress of a submitted AFS licence application|
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