How to change company details - appoint or cease company officeholders

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You must submit this form within 28 days of:

  • the appointment of a new company officeholder
  • the cessation of a company officeholder or
  • an officeholder changing their role within the company.

If you are notifying us of a director cessation that took place more than 28 days ago, the effective date of the director cessation will be replaced with the lodgement date of this form.

If you are ceasing a person both as a director and secretary, this may result in two different cessation dates on our registers.

You will need to sign into your online account before you begin.

Start transaction

Once logged in, select 'Start new form' in the left hand menu.

From the list of available forms, select '484'.

Select 'Appoint or cease officeholder'.

Please read the information regarding late fees carefully.

Appoint an officeholder

Select 'Appoint a new officeholder'.

  • Enter the relevant appointment dates. At least one of the three possible appointment dates is required, and the rest of the fields are mandatory.
  • Enter the officeholder’s given and family names.
  • Enter the officeholder’s date and place of birth. City and town of birth, and residential address are validated for Australian addresses.
  • Select whether the person has any former names.
  • Enter the officeholder’s residential address.
  • Select 'Next' to continue and go to Review changes.

Note that if you selected 'Yes' for 'Does this person have any former names?' please complete the required information and continue.

Cease an officeholder 

To cease an existing officeholder, select 'Cease' for the relevant officeholder.

Enter the date of cessation.

Add a new role for an officeholder

To add a new role for an officeholder, select 'Add role'.

  • Enter the appointment date for the new role/s.
  • Select 'Next' to continue.

Review changes

Review the changes you have made to the company officeholders.

  • If you are satisfied all changes have been made, select 'Next' to continue.


Select 'Yes' to complete the declaration when you are satisfied the document is being lodged within the terms and conditions of ASIC’s Electronic Lodgement Protocol.

  • Select 'Submit' to lodge the form with ASIC.

This screen confirms your document was submitted to ASIC.

  • Select 'Next' to continue.

Note: Occasionally, the system may present an additional form submission screen at this point. If this is the case, continue to select 'Next' to finalise this transaction.

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.

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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: 27/09/2022 10:51