The Clean Energy Regulator may vary, cancel, supplement, or replace ('change') Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) forms at any time. Please ensure you are using the latest version.
Step 1: Become a recognised offsets entity and open a registry account
To become a recognised offsets entity and open a registry account, you will need to complete the following forms:
Step 2: Apply for a project
To apply for your project to be declared as an eligible offsets project, you will need to complete the following forms.
To enable multiple project proponents of an offsets project to nominate one of the proponents as the nominee for the project complete the following form:
If your project is a sequestration project that stores carbon in vegetation or soil, the project proponent must seek written consent from all persons with an interest in the area of land by submitting the following form:
For more information about Eligible Interest Holders, see how to apply.
To apply for the project area associated with your offsets project to not be published on the Register of Offsets Projects on the Clean Energy Regulator website, you will need to complete the following form.
Step 3: Undertake approved project
Step 4: Submit offsets and audit reports / Step 5: Apply for credits
To submit your offsets and audit reports, and apply for credits, you will need to complete the following form:
Contact the Clean Energy Regulator about the CFI.