How long does a superannuation refund take?

If you’ve recently made an application to claim back your superannuation  then you probably want to know how long it will take to get your money back.

How long does a superannuation refund take? Well this depends…

With backpay.com you’ll be pleased to hear our fastest super refund to date was under 10 days from the date the paperwork was lodged, however in most cased the average time for superannuation payments to be returned is around 28-30 days.

Why do some superannuation refunds take longer?

Some refunds take longer because you may have multiple superannuation accounts, meaning it’s a little more work to locate all your funds. We expect to get most refunds back, minus tax and our fee within 30 days.

What if you haven’t started your superannuation refund yet…

If you haven’t yet lodged your superannuation refund claim then you may want to let us help. If you start your claim using our online application form, our team will get straight to work locating your superannuation funds and tracking down your funds.

By lodging your super refund claim with backpay you won’t need to worry about  making any mistakes and we’ll easily be able to locate any lost superannuation that you may have. This can be particularly useful for people who had multiple employers on their working holiday or if they worked for various businesses on sponsorships.

Once we have your details our team will aim to lodge your application the same day and start your ‘Super Refund‘!

Got some questions about your superannuation refund? Check out our FAQ page
Want to claim back your superannuation? Apply online here