The temporary reference number of your TFN
El Tax File Number It can take up to 28 days to arrive by mail to your address once we request it together. However, as soon as you start your studies (an essential requirement with the student visa), you can already look for a job and work even if you do not have your final TFN. Yes, as you read it!
How is that possible? Very easy! At the time of the online application to your TFN, we will give you a temporary reference number which will serve to justify to employers that you are waiting to receive the final TFN.
Also, thanks to the TFN You can recover the taxes that correspond to you when making your Australian income statement or what is called here Tax Return.
Eye! Requesting the TFN is completely freeIf you enter a web page where you are asked to pay an amount, it means that it is a scam.