Australian Trusted Trader

Australian Trusted Trader (ATT) is a partnership with Australian businesses to streamline legitimate trade. Become an accredited Trusted Trader and save your business time and money.



Australian Trusted Trader

Australian Trusted Trader reduces red tape for Trusted Traders at the border, improves certainty in export markets, and expedites the flow of their cargo in and out of Australia, which means faster access to market.

Membership of the Australian Trusted Trader program is free to Australian businesses that can demonstrate a secure supply chain and high levels of trade compliance. Once accredited, businesses have access to a range of benefits that simplify their customs processes.

Become an Australian Trusted Trader and set your business apart.

Australian Trusted Trader is shaping the future of our international trade, helping Australian businesses save time and money.

The program works by accrediting Australian businesses that can demonstrate compliant trade practices and a secure international supply chain.

Administered by the Australian Border Force, it’s free to apply. Our officers can help guide you through the process, and work with your business to help ensure the security of your international supply chain.

Once accredited, your business will have access to a range of trade facilitation benefits including:

  • a dedicated border force account manager
  • faster clearance of your goods through customs
  • consolidated cargo clearance
  • quicker and easier access to key international trade markets
  • monthly reports on your imports and exports
  • a streamlined process for becoming an accredited sponsor for the Temporary Skill Shortage visa; and
  • access to the Asia–Pacific Economic Cooperation Travel Business Card
  • We are also continuing to work with our Trusted Traders to expand the program’s benefits to better support industry.

To find out more about how your business can save with Australian Trusted Trader, visit www.abf.gov.au/trustedtrader.

Eligible businesses

  • importers, exporters and service providers
  • active in the international supply chain for 2 years
  • financially solvent
  • have an Australian Business Number
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Accreditation steps

  • register for an ImmiAccount
  • complete online application
  • we visit your business
  • we review your application
  • if approved, you become a trusted trader and have immediate access to a range of benefits

Apply now or log in with your existing ImmiAccount.