How to change company details - change to special purpose status

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Complete this transaction within 28 days of commencement of the company operating as a special purpose company.

You will need to sign in to 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 change to be notified

Select 'Change to special purpose company status'.

  • Select 'Next' to continue.

Changing company status

Enter the date of change.

  • Select the 'Status type'.
  • Select 'Next' to continue.


Depending on which status you applied, an explanation is provided including the section of the Corporations Act 2011 under which your special purpose applies. Please read this information carefully.

  • Confirm the company complies with the declaration by selecting 'Yes'.
  • 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.

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