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Jurisdictional Updates 10-7-21

Australia – Director ID Requirement Beginning November 2021

Directors of Australian companies and foreign companies registered in Australia will need to apply online themselves and verify their identity to obtain a Director ID starting in November 2021 and no later than November 30, 2022. Individuals who become a director between November 1, 2021 and April 4, 2022 must apply within 28 days of their appointment.  After April 4, 2022, individuals must apply for Director ID before appointment.  More information is available at Director identification number | Australian Business Registry Services (ABRS)