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Foreign Investment Application System shutdown

At 5pm AEST on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 the Foreign Investment Application System will be shut-down to deploy the new FIRB Application Portal scheduled to go live 2 July 2018. It is strongly recommended that foreign investment applications be lodged before this shut-down.

During this outage, interim applications can be lodged via email at Please note that a full application must be lodged in the new Portal from Monday, 2 July 2018. Fee notifications will be issued upon lodgement of the full application.

Fees are due to be indexed from 1 July 2018, however fees for applications submitted via email between 28 June and 30 June inclusive will be adjusted to the 2017-18 financial year. If there are any issues or commercial deadlines associated with these applications, please contact FIRB Enquiries at: or call on +61 2 6263 3795 between 9:00am-12:30pm and 1:30-5pm (AEST) Monday to Friday.