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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 and submitted online.​


Lodge your form

When you have completed the registration form online, select 'submit' to lodge your form with the SRO.

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.