SMSF auditors

Steps to register for an ASIC Regulatory Portal account

When registering for an ASIC Regulatory Portal account, you'll need to follow these steps:

1. Go to the ASIC Regulatory Portal

You can register for a portal account at http://regulatoryportal.asic.gov.au

Select the 'register' button on the right-hand side of the portal home page and you will be taken to the registration page.

2. Create your portal account

To register you will need to select what you want to do first on the portal:

  • choose one of five tiles listed on the page,
  • select your licence or registration type from the drop-down list, and
  • enter your licence or registration number.

3. Enter your details

So we can identify you as the user of the account, please provide:

  • your name,
  • date of birth,
  • email address, and
  • mobile number

Your email address will serve as your username.

4. Validate your information

We will send you an email asking you to confirm your email address and directing you to set your password for ASIC's Regulatory Portal.

Once you have created and confirmed your password we will direct you to the log in page. You can then enter your username (email) and password to access the portal. 

Steps to log in

To log into the ASIC Regulatory Portal:

1. Visit the ASIC Regulatory home page

Go to the ASIC Regulatory Portal and select Log in

 2. Enter your username and password

Enter the email address and password you used when you registered

3. Select who you want to represent

Once you have logged in, you will be able to select an entity from your list of current connections to view information and perform tasks.

If you don't have any entities connected, select 'Connect to an entity' to add an entity connection

For more information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). 

Inviting someone to act on your behalf in the ASIC Regulatory Portal

You may authorise another person to act on your behalf through the portal.

Only a portal user with Senior administrator or Administrator Access level for an entity (this could be an organisation structure like a company, a business, a partnership or a trust, or an individual (or ‘natural person’)) can invite other users to connect to that entity.

To invite a user, make sure you are viewing the entity you want to invite the user to connect to. 

  1. Select 'Administration' in the top navigation bar.
  2. Select the 'Users' tab.
  3. Select the 'Invite new user to entity' button.
  4. enter the invitee's details – name, email address etc. You will also need to declare that you understand the access you are giving the invitee.
  5. Select 'Confirm'. This will send the invitee an email, including an invitation key that they can use to register or connect to the entity if they have an existing portal account.

For more information, please visit our FAQs

Registering as an SMSF auditor

Applying for and managing your registration

  1. Log in to ASIC's Regulatory Portal. This will take you to your dashboard.
  2. From the top navigation bar, select 'Transactions' and then select 'All transactions index' from the drop-down list. This will take you to a page listing all available transactions.
  3. Select ‘Apply for SMSF auditor registration’. This will take you to a landing page for the registration application. This page contains  information about fees, relevant legislation, privacy, etc.
  4. At the bottom of the landing page, select the 'Launch transaction' button to start your application.

Completing your SMSF auditor annual statement

If you have not previously registered for the portal, see Steps to register for an ASIC Regulatory Portal account.

  1. Log in to ASIC's Regulatory Portal. This will take you to your dashboard.
  2. From the top navigation bar, click on Transactions and select All transactions index from the drop-down list. This will take you to a page listing all available transactions.
  3. Click on ‘Submit annual statement’. This will take you to a landing page for the annual statement. This page contains information about fees, relevant legislation, privacy etc.
  4. At the bottom of the landing page, select 'Launch transaction' to start your annual statement.

Changing your SMSF auditor details

If you have not previously registered for the portal, see Steps to register for an ASIC Regulatory Portal account.

  1. Log in to ASIC's Regulatory Portal. This will take you to your dashboard.
  2. From the top navigation bar, select 'Transactions' and select 'All transactions index' from the drop-down list. This will take you to a page listing all available transactions.
  3. Click on ‘Change to details of professional registration’.This will take you to a landing page 'SMSF auditor - Change to professional registration'. This page contains information about fees, relevant legislation, privacy etc.
  4. At the bottom of the landing page, select 'Launch transaction'.

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AUSkey is a single key to access government online services. In the future, you may no longer need different user IDs and passwords as AUSkey becomes accepted by more government agencies for their online services.

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What is a corporate key?

A corporate key is an 8-digit number uniquely associated with a company’s ACN. Your company needs only one corporate key.

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What is an invitation key?

An invitation key is a unique key to register for, or connect to an entity in, the ASIC Regulatory Portal.

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What is an industry funding security key?

Your industry funding security key is a unique number used to launch an online transaction in the ASIC Regulatory Portal that will enable us to calculate your final industry funding invoice. You will be prompted to submit business activity metric information on the operation of your business in the previous financial year.

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Last updated: 04/03/2019 08:56