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Transfer cover from another fund

We’ve made transferring your cover from another super fund simple and straightforward.

Keep in mind

Before updating your insurance cover it’s important to understand the terms of your cover, and to check you are eligible to transfer.


You shouldn’t cancel your existing insurance cover or transfer any funds until you have received confirmation in writing that your request for insurance has been accepted by Colonial First State.


You may also want to speak to a financial adviser to help you work out if transferring your cover is appropriate for your current and future needs.

What you will need

  • existing insurance cover and insurance history
  • other account and a copy of your most recent statement
  • current income and employment
  • Eligibility criteria applies, to learn more click here.

The Steps


Step 1 — download, print and complete the form


To transfer your insurance cover you will need to download, print and complete the transfer of insurance cover form which can be found here.


All required sections of the form must be completed and it’s important to take the time to read and complete each section correctly.


Step 2 — return the form to us


You can upload a scanned copy of the completed and signed form, along with any attachments, through the full FirstNet site under My Account > Upload a scanned form. You can access the full FirstNet site here.


Alternatively you can mail the form with attachments to:

Colonial First State
Reply Paid 27
Sydney NSW 2001


All done!


Once we have received your completed and signed form we will process it as quickly as possible. The time it takes to process the application will depend on the cover type you are transferring and your individual circumstances. We will keep you updated as your application progresses. If there is any incorrect or incomplete information, one of our team members will contact you. Cover is subject to the insurer's acceptance.



Colonial First State Investments Limited ABN 98 002 348 352, AFSL 232468 (Colonial First State) is the issuer of FirstChoice Personal Super, FirstChoice Wholesale Personal Super, FirstChoice Pension, FirstChoice Wholesale Pension, FirstChoice Employer Super offered from the Colonial First State FirstChoice Superannuation Trust ABN 26 458 298 557. It also issues interests in the Rollover & Superannuation Fund (ROSCO) offered from the Colonial First State Rollover & Superannuation Fund ABN 88 854 638 840. This document may include general advice but does not take into account your individual objectives, financial situation or needs. You should read the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and Financial Services Guide (FSG) carefully, assess whether the information is appropriate for you, and consider talking to a financial adviser before making an investment decision. The PDS and FSG can be obtained from or by calling us on 13 13 36.

Colonial First State is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124, AFSL 234945 (the Bank). The Bank and its subsidiaries do not guarantee the performance of FirstChoice or the repayment of capital by FirstChoice.
The insurance provider is The Colonial Mutual Life Assurance Society Limited (CMLA) ABN 12 004 021 809, trading as CommInsure. CMLA is a non-guaranteed subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124 AFS Licence 234945 (‘the Bank’). The Bank has agreed to sell CMLA to AIA Group (AIA). This transaction is subject to certain conditions and regulatory approvals and is now expected to be completed in the second half of 2019.