• Payment and Rate of Duty

     

    How and when will I be paid the grant?

    How and when you receive the grant and/or approval for the first home owner rate of duty will depend upon the type of transaction and how your application was submitted.

    You can follow the progress of your application using the FHOG UIN and Status Enquiry Facility.

     

    Type of transaction Applying through... Payment of grant
    Purchase of a new or off the plan home Approved agent At date of settlement by approved agent.
    Purchase of a new or off the plan home Office of State Revenue After you have provided evidence that your name has been registered on the Certificate of Title of the property (approximately three to six weeks after settlement).
    Contract to build Approved agent or Office of State Revenue After you or the approved agent have provided evidence of the date of first construction progress payment (for example, slab down) and your name is registered on the Certificate of Title of the property.
    Owner builder Approved agent or Office of State Revenue After you or the approved agent have provided evidence that the home is ready for occupation and your name is registered on the Certificate of Title of the property.

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    First Home Owner Rate of Duty

    When a home buyer is eligible, or would have been eligible, for the first home owner grant, a first home owner rate of transfer duty will apply if the value of the dutiable property is below certain thresholds.

    Click here for more information about the first home owner rate of duty.

    To apply for the first home owner rate of duty, please use form F-FHOG1 'FHOG Application and /or Pre-approval for the First Home Owner Rate of Duty'. Your application will be subject to the requirements, eligibility criteria and obligations set out in the First Home Owner Grant Act 2000. Please refer below to see when your transaction will be eligible for the first home owner rate of duty.

    Type of transaction Eligible for first home owner rate of duty
    Purchase or gift of an established home or vacant land Once you have been approved for the first home owner grant or pre-approved for the first home owner rate of duty and an application for assessment or reassessment is made.

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    Repaying the Grant

    Where an applicant has received an invoice to repay a first home owner grant, including where an approved payment arrangement has been entered into, payment(s) can be made using the following options:

    By Credit Card By BPAY

    BPoint logoCredit card payments can only be made using a valid MasterCard or Visa card through our online payment facility or by phoning 1300 936 110.

    A non-refundable credit or debit card administration fee will apply to all credit or debit card payments to recover the direct costs associated with providing this payment option. Click here to view the fees.

    BPAY logoPayment can be made using BPAY with telephone and Internet banking.

    Contact your bank, credit union or building society to make payment from your cheque or savings account.

    Biller Code: 969188
    Please note: It may take up to 3 business days for your payment to be processed.
    By Post In Person (cash or cheque only)

    Office of State Revenue
    GPO Box T1600
    PERTH WA 6845

    Level 3
    200 St Georges Terrace, PERTH WA 6000
    Weekdays - 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Please note: All cheques are to be made payable to 'Commissioner of State Revenue'.

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