Question: Can I get my super back if I leave Australia?

You can have your superannuation paid to you after you leave Australia if you: have departed Australia. are not an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or permanent resident of Australia. entered the country on a temporary visa (except Subclass 405 or Subclass 410)

How much of my superannuation will I get back when I leave Australia?

UPDATE: If your Departing Australia Superannuation Payment is processed on or after 1 July 2017, your superannuation refund will be taxed at a rate of 65%.

Can you take out your super if you leave the country?

Yes. Your super fund doesn’t take a holiday or move overseas when you do, so account fees and charges still apply. That means that while you’re globetrotting, your account is slowly burning through its own funds to pay the fees off.

How do I claim back my superannuation from Australia?

If you haven’t claimed your refund six months after you depart Australia, your super fund will request for it to be transferred to the Australian Tax Office (ATO), who will hold it for you until you claim it. So as long as you’ve left the country and your visa has ceased to be in effect, you can apply for it back.

What happens to my super if I leave Australia permanently?

If you’re an Australian permanent resident or citizen heading overseas, your super remains subject to the same rules, even if you are leaving Australia permanently. This means your super must remain in your super fund/s until you reach preservation age and are eligible to access it.

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Can I access my Australian super If I live overseas?

Australian citizens and permanent residents heading overseas remain subject to the same rules as those living in Australia, even if they leave Australia permanently. This means they can’t access their super until they reach preservation age and retire, or satisfy another condition of release.