Applicants apply through the
Client Portal to amend their exemption certificate to:
Applications should be made by 31 December of the year the exemption certificate applies. For example, for a 2020 exemption certificate the amendment application must be made by 31 December 2020.
Contact us if you need to make an amendment in following years.
Applying for an amendment for instructions on submitting an amendment.
We can initiate an amendment to an exemption certificate by 31 December of the year that the exemption certificate applies.
We can initiate an amendment to:
We will notify the applicant and nominated liable entity in writing when we initiate an amendment.
If something else has changed see the
contact us to see if an amendment is needed.
You may be required to provide an audit report with your application, if you answer “Yes” to any of the following questions:
When you need an audit report for more guidance.
To add or change a liable entity or multiple liable entities you must submit a ‘Apply to change your Liable Entity or Entities’ form by 31 December in the application year. Applications can be submitted through the
Client Portal by the EITE organisation’s primary contact or executive officer. If choosing the executive officer, you must ensure they are aware that the application is waiting for them to be electronically approved and submitted.
See Applying to amend an exemption certificate for guidance on completing the online application.
To request another change for your exemption certificate or Client Portal user account submit a ‘Notify the Regulator’ by 31 December in the application year. Other applications must be submitted through the
Client Portal by the appropriate individual as they will be the submitter of the form.
The Clean Energy Regulator will receive a notification indicating an application or request is available for assessment.
We aim to assess your application or request within 60 days upon receipt of a complete application.
During our assessment we might contact you for more information. In this case, you will be notified through the
Client Portal 'Messages’ area.
Applicants will be notified of the assessment outcome through the
Client Portal ‘Messages’ area.
Depending on the application or request, you may receive more than one notification linking to several documents. These documents include, if you have the role of ‘primary contact’ in the Client Portal:
Your retailer can access these documents if they have a Primary Contact role in the Client Portal, and you provided approval in your initial exemption certificate application.
If your application or request was approved you will need to determine or redetermine your certifiable amount.
Data for your certifiable amount must be submitted through the
Client Portal by the EITE company’s primary contact.
Submitting data for your certifiable amount for guidance.
The Clean Energy Regulator will receive a notification indicating an application or notice is available for assessment. We will assess the data as soon as practically possible.
After we complete our assessment, you will be notified of the outcome.
If your application or request was refused, you do not have to determine or redetermine your certifiable amount or submit data.
If you believe we did not provide enough information about why we refused your amendment,
If you do not agree with the delegates decision to refuse the amendment you may be entitled to request a review of the decision under section 66 of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000. Depending on your request, the Clean Energy Regulator will respond to your request as soon as possible and in the appropriate manner.
Internal review of decisions for guidance on seeking a review of the assessment outcome and subsequent steps.
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