Cancel your business name

Here you will find all the information you need to know about cancelling your business name.

This includes guidance on what to consider before you start the process, an outline of what is involved and what happens after we have received your request to cancel.

It is important to note that if you want to transfer you business name to a new owner, you must perform a transfer transaction in ASIC Connect. For instructions on how to do this, see our Transfer your business name section.

Things you need to know


Before you start

Considering cancelling your business name? Read our before you start section to ensure you have all the right information.

Need help navigating through closing your business?

This webcast explains the journey of selling or closing your business.

Steps to cancel a business name

Outline of the steps to cancel a business name.

Once you cancel your business name

Explains what happens when

we have received your request to cancel.

Support for business names

Need more help? See our support for business names page for easy-to-understand user guides about ASIC Connect and managing your business name online.

Seeking more information on how we manage your business name?

Download our Regulatory Guide 235 or feel free to Ask us a question online.

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Last updated: 01/05/2014 12:00