Trustees of registrable superannuation entities (RSEs) must hold a Registrable Superannuation Entity licence (RSE licence) issued by APRA. In addition, all RSEs must be registered with APRA prior to commencing operations. Trustees first must have been granted an RSE licence to be able to register an RSE.
Applicants should read the following licensing and guidance material before applying for an RSE licence and/or registering an RSE with APRA.
Applying for an RSE licence
Applying for RSE registration
Applying for a MySuper or ERF authorisation
Superannuation Prudential Standards
Superannuation Prudential Practice Guides
Other Superannuation Guidance
Frequently Asked Questions (MySuper only)
PO, EPO & NPO Standard Additional RSE licence conditions (1 July 2013 onwards)
Public Offer Licence Standard Additional Conditions (prior to 1 July 2013)
Non-Public Offer Licence Standard Additional Conditions (prior to 1 July 2013)
RSE licensees must apply/notify APRA to:
The Register of RSE licensees and RSEs is a publicly available list of all RSE licensees and RSEs regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). It also lists MySuper/ERF Product Authorisations issued to RSE licensees.
RSE licensees may also need to apply for an Australian financial services (AFS) licence issued by the Australian Investments & Securities Commission (ASIC) to operate a superannuation fund. Refer to the AFS licensing section of the ASIC website for more information (www.asic.gov.au)
For further information on superannuation licensing, registration and authorisations please contact APRA on 1300 558 849 or submit your enquiry via the online form.
For further information on the licensing of financial services companies in Australia please go to the Australian Government Financial Services Gateway.