Search ASIC's Registers

Searching ASIC's registers will provide you with information on companies, business names, persons, documents and more.

We provide access to a range of ASIC’s registers and other products through our website and online services, as well as NZAU Connect (our app that allows you to search almost five million registered organisations in Australia and New Zealand). 


How do I find information on a company?

Find information on registered companies, deregistered companies and other organisations using our 'Organisations and Business Names' search on ASIC Connect.

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How do I know if the name I want is available?

Use our 'Check name availability' search to see if the company name you want is available.

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Company alerts – keeping track of a company

If you want to keep track of a specific company, you can create an alert and receive notifications when they lodge certain documents.

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How do I find out if a company is being wound up?

Search the ASIC Insolvency notices website for insolvency notices, company deregistrations, and other information.

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Business names

How do I find information on a business name?

You can use our 'Business name index' search on ASIC Connect to find information on registered and deregistered business names.

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NZAU Connect

Our app for searching Australian and New Zealand

NZAU Connect gives you the ability to use your phone or tablet to search Australia's business name and company registers, as well as New Zealand's company register.

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SMSF auditors

How do I find information on an SMSF auditor?

You can use our 'SMSF register search' on ASIC Connect to find information on registered SMSF auditors.

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How do I find information about a person?

Our online registers have some information available about a person's role in an organisation or any bannings and disqualifications they may be subject to.

You can also use an information broker to find information about a specific person.

Financial advisers

How do I find information about a financial adviser?

The 'Financial adviser register' is available on MoneySmart and has detailed information about all appointed financial advisers, including their employment history and products they are authorised to provide.

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What is is a website that provides public access to government data and allows for information to be downloaded and re-used in a variety of ways. ASIC is committed to publishing registry data sets on to give everyone the opportunity to view and use our data to conduct research and develop new products and services.

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Professional registers

What information is on ASIC's professional registers?

Our professional registers include information on Australian financial services licensees, Australian credit licensees, auditors, liquidators and other professionals on ASIC Connect.

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Banned & disqualified persons

Our 'Banned and Disqualified' search on ASIC Connect has details for any persons that have been banned or disqualified by ASIC from certain activities.

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A person who is disqualified under Part 6-5 of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 is automatically disqualified from managing companies registered under section 206B(5) of the Corporations Act 2001. You can search the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC) Register of Disqualified Officers to see any relevant bannings and disqualifications.

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How can I search for lodged documents?

You can use our 'Documents search' on ASIC Connect to find information about documents lodged with us.

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Registered charities

How can I find information about charities?

The Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC) registers organisations as charities. This may include organisations that are registered with us as public companies limited by guarantee, proprietary limited companies or registered Australian bodies.

To find the latest information about a registered charity, you should search the ACNC's register.

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Fees for search products

Are there any fees for searching?

Some of our search products can be viewed for free, while we are required to charge a fee for others. Our website outlines the different types of information you can receive.

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Unclaimed money

How can I search for unclaimed money?

All searches for unclaimed money can be done through ASIC's MoneySmart website.

Additional searches

We also provide searches on fundraising offers, summary prosecutions and much more.

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Last updated: 24/11/2015 03:52