How to link a business to your ASIC Connect account

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ASIC Connect is the online system used to manage your business name.

You will need to link a business to your account before you can renew, update, cancel or transfer your registered business name.

When linking a business to an ASIC Connect account, you will be asked to provide your ASIC key, date of birth and role in administering the business.

Further assistance about using ASIC Connect can be accessed via the Help button at the top right-hand side of the screen.

Get started

To get started, visit the ASIC website at

  • Click on the blue ASIC Connect box. This will take you to ASIC Connect.

Log in

Go to ASIC Connect and select 'Log in'. 

  • If you do not have an ASIC Connect account select 'Sign up'.

You can also choose to log in with an AUSkey.

  • Log in using your email address and password.
  • If you do not have an ASIC Connect account select 'Sign up'.

You can refer to our user guide How to sign up for an ASIC Connect account

Adding to your business details

Under the 'Do It Now' box on the right-hand side, select 'Link a business/ request ASIC key'.

  • Select Yes to the question 'Do you have an ASIC key for this business?'
  • Select your business type from the drop-down box.
  • Enter your date of birth in DD/MM/YYYY format in the fields provided.
  • Select your role from the drop-down box.
  • Enter your ASIC key.
  • Select 'Link to Account'.


This screen confirms your transaction has been submitted. 

  • Select 'Print the transaction' to download a printable PDF version of the transaction.
  • Select one of the links under What else can I do for more information about other services or
  • Select 'Home' to return to the ASIC Connect home page. 

You can also watch our video tutorial on How to link a business to your ASIC Connect account. 

What is an ASIC key?

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.

Learn more about ASIC keys

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.

Learn more about corporate keys

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.

Learn more about invitation keys 

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.

Learn more about industry funding security keys

Last updated: 30/03/2021 09:31