Update your business name details

It's important to keep your business name details up to date with us. Updates must be made within 28 days of any changes to your information.

Here you can find information about checking your business name details, as well as what business information you need to update.

Check business name details are up to date

You can check your business name details are up to date by:

  • Conducting a search using the Business Names Index, or
  • Logging into your ASIC Connect account.

Find out how to check your business name details are up to date.

Request an alternative registration period for a business name

In some circumstances, you can choose an alternative registration period. This may make it easier for you to manage renewals for multiple business names and company annual reviews if the business name holder is a company.

Find out how to request an alternative registration period for a business name.

Update your business name address details

There are a number of different business addresses you need to keep up to date. This includes your service of documents address (where we send correspondence) and your principal place of business.

Find out what addresses you need to update and how to update them.

Update your business name holder details

Business name holders need to keep their details up to date, including their name and residential address. Any changes must be updated within 28 days.

Find out what details you can update and how to do so.

Update your business name representative details

There are different types of representatives that can be appointed for your business name.

Find out how to appoint representatives for your business name

Update your business name partner details

Business name partners need to keep their details up to date, including their name and residential address. Any changes must be updated within 28 days.

Learn how to update your partner details online

Add an ABN to your business name holder

If you registered your business name before May 28 2012, you may not have an Australian Business Number (ABN) linked to your business name.

Adding an ABN to your business name will allow people, banks, and other organisations to search and verify your business details

Learn how to add your ABN to your business name.

Request a correction of business name details

You can request a correction to the register if there's a typographic error or an error in the birth details for a business name holder.

Find out how to request a correction.

Notify ASIC of disqualification

You are disqualified from holding a business name if you have been convicted of a criminal offence as outlined in the Business Names Registration Act, or if you're disqualified under the Corporations Act.

Learn more about disqualification

Request suppression of business name registry details

If your business name details contain sensitive information, it's possible to ask us to supress the details so they're hidden on our public register.

Find out more about suppression 

Add or remove a business name partner

You can only add or remove a partner from a partnership if it's possible under your partnership agreement.

Learn more about adding or removing a business name partner

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Last updated: 06/12/2016 11:54