26 May 2017: This Guidance Note was updated in May 2017.

The Guidance Note is also accompanied by 13 forms (Schedules) designed to assist in managing customer identification obligations under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act and certain customer due diligence obligations under the (United States) Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (described as “FATCA”). folder Click here to download all 13 forms or see below to download the individual forms separately. 

These forms are provided free-of-charge for FSC members. 

If your organisation is not an FSC member and you would like discuss membership please contact Sharon Sherry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



  pdf Schedule 1: Individuals & Sole Traders

  pdf Schedule 2: Australian Companies

  pdf Schedule 3: Foreign Companies

  pdf Schedule 4: Australian Regulated Trusts

  pdf Schedule 5: Unregulated Australian Trusts & Foreign Trusts

  pdf Schedule 6: Partnerships & Partners

  pdf Schedule 7: Associations

  pdf Schedule 8: Registered co-operatives

  pdf Schedule 9: Government bodies

  pdf Schedule 10: Verifying Officer



  pdf Schedule 11: US Tax Status Declaration Form – Individuals

  pdf Schedule 12: Tax Status Declaration Form - Individuals

  pdf Schedule 13: Foreign Tax Status Declaration Form – Entities