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A reminder to all Members who identify as Company directors. You are required by law to apply for a director identification number (director ID).

A director ID is a unique identifier given to a director who has verified their identity with the Australian Business Registry Services. This will help to prevent the use of false or fraudulent director identities. 

If you want to become a director or are already one, you need a director ID. When you need to apply depends on the date you become a director.

Date you become a director Date you must apply
On or before 31 October 2021 By 30 November 2022
Between 1 November 2021 and 4 April 2022 Within 28 days of appointment
From 5 April 2022 Before appointment


For more information about the new requirement, visit Australian Business Registry Services