AoS - Residence Requirements

Residence requirements

An assurer must be an Australian resident as defined in SSAct section 7.

For joint AoS applications, all applicants must be Australian residents as defined in the SSAct.

Corporations (e.g. businesses) must be registered in Australia under Australian law.

Unincorporated bodies that operate outside Australia will not be able to provide an AoS.

Act reference: SSAct section 7 Australian residence definitions, Chapter 2C Assurances of support

Policy reference: SS Guide Residence requirements

Last reviewed: 1 June 2018