First Home Buyers Assistance Scheme – how to apply
What you'll need to do to access the First Home Buyers Assistance Scheme.
Follow these steps
Follow the steps below to apply for the First Home Buyers Assistance Scheme.
Calculate your reduced rate of transfer duty
Find out how much you'll pay using the First Home Buyers Assistance Scheme calculator.
Once you’ve exchanged or signed the relevant contracts and documents, you can apply by downloading and completing the forms below.
- First Home Buyer Assistance scheme application form (PDF, 969.68 KB) and
- Purchaser/Transferee Declaration form (individual) (PDF, 678.41 KB)
These are interactive forms with declaration tick boxes in place of statutory declaration.
For contracts exchanged between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2023 (inclusive), visit Revenue NSW to complete a different form. You will also need to confirm the property price threshold and residence requirement for the date you exchanged contracts, as they may have changed.
Submit your application forms
You can submit your application forms through your financial institution, conveyancer or solicitor, together with relevant documents to prove your identity.