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Direct to APRA

Direct to APRA (D2A) is a secure and user-friendly electronic data submission system. It enables APRA-regulated financial entities to lodge statutory returns. Data can be manually entered or imported directly from the reporting institutions' information system. D2A submits returns by passing encrypted information to APRA.

D2A Status

June 2021: APRA-regulated financial entities will need to have D2A version 6.0 to be able to lodge statutory returns to APRA.

February 2020: APRA released an update to D2A version 5.3 to replace AUSkey with myGovID. 

December 2020: APRA released D2A version 6.0 which includes security updates, performance improvements and plus a few minor enhancements.

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Direct to APRA communications


Letter to APRA reporting institutions - New version of Direct to APRA (D2A) released - upgrade required by 31 March 2021

Letter sent 2 December 2020


Technical issues?

  1. Please refer to the Common D2A errors page.
  2. Additional information can be found in the:
  3. Log a support request with the D2A Help Desk at
  4. For urgent issues call +61 2 9210 3400 between 9am and 5pm AEST weekdays.

Need help with myGovID?

Refer to the ATO myGovID website.

Need help with data validation rules?

The D2A Help Desk cannot assist with validation errors or warnings in D2A returns. For information on validation rules and guidelines, refer to your industry's Reporting requirements page.

For further enquiries about validation rules, please contact: