Setting up online accounts
To do your business with us, create a myGov account and link it to Centrelink.
Create a myGov account
With myGov, you can access government services online.
To get Centrelink payments and services, you need to create a myGov account and link it to Centrelink.
You need your own email address to create a myGov account.
For help, read our create a myGov account guide.
How you link Centrelink will depend on if you’ve claimed a payment from us before.
If you’ve claimed a payment before
If you’ve claimed a payment before, you can use your Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) to link Centrelink to myGov.
If you haven’t claimed a payment before
Sign in to myGov and select Apply for support from the Government support for coronavirus alert.
You’ll need to enter:
- details from 2 acceptable identity documents and your Medicare card
- some other personal details.
Once you prove your identity, we’ll link Centrelink to your myGov account.
Page last updated: 23 July 2021
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