Insurers in Victoria must register with us for the purposes of submitting returns and paying duty on general insurance. Examples of general insurance are insurance for a car, home and contents, trauma and disability cover.


Gather required information

You need the following information to complete the Application for Registration as an Insurer Form 40:

  • Applicant details business trading name, ABN/ACN, Victorian postal address, and
  • The effective date for registration, and
  • Details of officers authorised to verify the insurance returns

Complete your form

The registration form can be completed:

  • On screen, printed and signed, or
  • Downloaded as a PDF, printed, completed by hand and signed

If completing the form by hand, please use block letters in blue or black ballpoint pen. Either way, you must sign the form before sending it to us.



Lodge your form

You can lodge your registration with us using one of these methods:


Email the form to with a subject line “Application for Registration as an Insurer Form 40”.


Mail the form to:

State Revenue Office
GPO Box 1641
VIC 3001


State Revenue Office
DX 260090


Fax your form to 03 9628 6851 with a covering page entitled “Application for Registration as an Insurer Form 40”.

Next steps

We will contact you in writing to inform you of the outcome of your application. If you are approved as a registered insurer, you will receive an initial duty return booklet (and be issued with a new booklet at the start of each financial year).

If your details change after receiving registration, you must promptly update your details.