Need to fill in the ANZ discharge authority form? We guide you through the steps.
If you plan to discharge your home loan after selling your home or refinancing or repaying your home loan, you’ll need to fill out a discharge authority form. If you’re an ANZ customer, the steps below will walk you through the process.
1. Download and print the form
ANZ’s discharge authority form can be found by following the link below.
2. Fill in your personal details
ANZ will need your name and contact details, including your phone number and email.
3. Let ANZ know if a representative is acting on your behalf
If you’ve engaged the services of a solicitor, conveyancer, broker or other representative, ANZ will need their name and contact details.
4. Select the type of discharge you need
ANZ will want to know why you’re discharging your loan. This could because you’ve sold your property, because you’ve refinanced, because you’ve repaid your loan in full or because you’re releasing a guarantor.
5. Fill in your property details
ANZ will need to know the address and sale price of the property or properties you’re discharging the loan for, as well as whether you’re discharging, retaining or adding them to your loan.
6. Tell ANZ to what to do with your accounts
Here you’ll fill out the BSB and account number the loan account or accounts you’re discharging. You’ll also need to let ANZ know whether you’re closing or keeping the account. If there is any surplus , you’ll need to provide ANZ details of an account to pay into.
7. Request your Certificate of Title
Let ANZ know whether to send the Certificate of Title and unregistered discharge or whether to register the discharge. A $160 fee applies for an unregistered discharge, whereas a $320 fee and government registration fees apply for a registered discharge.
8. Provide payment details
You’ll need to provide payment details for the fees associated with your discharge. This can be debited from an ANZ account, or paid by credit card.
9. Sign and send
The final step is to sign, date and send the completed form to ANZ. You can scan and email the documents, fax them or post them.