ASIC key

Here you will find all the information you need to know about your ASIC key.

This includes guidance on what it is, how to use it and how to request one if you have lost it.

What is the ASIC key and where do I get one?

Your ASIC key is a unique number used in ASIC Connect that helps us establish your identity and protects your business information by making sure only you, and those you have authorised can access it.

You will need your ASIC key to initially set up your ASIC Connect account. It will be sent to you when you register a new business name or renew your existing registration.

Requesting an ASIC key

Options for requesting an ASIC keyWhere will it be sent?Use this service ifWhen will it be delivered?
Request your key using ASIC Connect The ASIC key will be automatically sent to the business name’s email address or the address for service of documents (if no email is recorded).
  • if the email address and address for service of documents recorded on our register are up-to-date.
ASIC keys are usually sent within minutes of your request.

(Allow extra time for mail delivery if your key is sent to the address for service of documents)

Request your ASIC key be sent to a new address The ASIC key will be sent to an email address you nominate.
  • your business name email address isn’t recorded on our register or no longer up-to-date
  • your address for service of documents is no longer up-to-date.
ASIC keys are usually sent within a few days.
Third party requests for an ASIC key The ASIC key will be sent to an email address you nominate.
  • you are acting on behalf of the business name holder
  • you would like the ASIC key sent directly to you
  • you require one or more ASIC keys
ASIC keys are usually sent within a few days.
Further linksDescription
Sample notice (PDF 200kB) Shows where the ASIC key is located on our notices.
What to do if you have not received your ASIC key How to request a re-print if you do not receive your ASIC key.
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.

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

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Last updated: 03/06/2014 12:00