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Business name availability

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You can check to see if a business name is available to register by using the check business name availability search or by commencing an application to register a business name in ASIC Connect.

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Things you need to knowDescription
Business name availability testsThe tests we apply to a proposed business name to determine if it is available to register.
Business name availability resultsExplains each of the possible search results.
Guidelines for Ministerial Consent to Business NamesThe Treasury has approved guidelines for Ministerial consent for business names under the Act.
Request a review of an ASIC decisionLearn more about requesting a review of our decision if we reject your proposed business name.

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Government body namesAre you a government agency? See our government body names page for information on protecting your name.

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