4. Apply to Aware Super for the release of your money
Once you have approval from the ATO, you need to request the release of your money. Fill out the Aware Super early release application form and return it to us.. Include:
Complete all fields and sign to avoid delaying your payment. Contact us if you need help completing this form.
5. Prove your identity
Before we can release your money, we need to verify your identity.
Providing proof of ID electronically
Some of our forms allow you to provide your proof of identity electronically. You’ll need to use two government-issued identification documents.
These can include your
- Australian Passport
- Driver's License
- Medicare Card.
The information we need to verify your documents
- Your full name, and either
- your date of birth or
- your residential address.
The documents you provide must match the details we have for you in our records. If the details don’t match, or the documents you provide are out-of-date, we won’t be able to use the documents to verify your identity. You will need to provide a certified copy of your current documents.
See a full list of government identity documents and authorised persons
When to expect payment
Once we receive your form and documents, we will verify your approval letter with the ATO. We will contact you if we need any more information. Once we have all your correct information, allow 3-5 business days for us to process your application and transfer your money. This may vary depending on your bank’s processing times.