How to register for online access

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Getting started

To check and change company details online, you need to register for online access. You must have the following information:

  • your ACN or ABN, and
  • your Corporate Key.

Visit the ASIC website at

  • Select 'Use our online services' on the right-hand side of the screen.
  • Select 'Company officeholders'.
  • Select 'Register for online access' in the Company officeholders box.

Form setup

Read the ASIC Electronic Lodgement protocol. It outlines the rules and obligations you must comply with.

  • Select 'Yes' to confirm you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the ASIC Electronic Lodgement Protocol.
  • Select 'As a company officeholder (director or secretary)' as the basis on which you are applying.
  • Select 'Next' to continue.

Enter your access requirements

Enter your ACN/ABN.

  • Enter your Corporate Key.
  • Enter your given name/s.
  • Enter your family name.
  • Enter your date of birth.
  • Select the 'Office held' from the drop down list.
  • Select 'Next' to continue.

Set up a user name and password

You now need to create a user name and password.

  • Enter a user name and password of your choice that meets the criteria listed.
  • Enter a password of your choice that meets the criteria listed. 
  • Confirm your password.
  • Enter a security question and answer. This will help us confirm your identity if you forget your user name or password.
  • Select 'Next' to continue.

Verify your new user name and password

You will be prompted to enter your new user name and password.

  • Enter your 'User name' and 'Password'. 
  • Select 'OK' to continue.

Enter your personal details

Enter your personal details in the fields provided.

  • Ensure you read the 'Note' at the bottom of the screen in relation to keeping your information up-to-date.
  • Select 'Next' to continue.

Annual statement package declaration

The information regarding issuing of annual statement packages is important. Please read this information carefully.

  • Select 'Yes' to acknowledge your understanding.
  • Select 'Next' to continue.

Submit application

To complete your application for online access you must:

  • read the declaration
  • select 'Yes' to confirm you agree to the declaration, and
  • select 'Submit' to lodge your application.

Confirmation of form submission

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 09:25