Requesting an ASIC key for new address

Here are the steps you need to follow for requesting an ASIC key for a new address.

1 Send us a request using our online enquiry service Classify your request by answering the following questions:
  • My question is about a: Business name
  • I would like to know how to: Online user help
2 Enter your request details Tell us you are the business name holder and you would like the ASIC key sent to an new address.

Your request will also need to include the:

  • business name
  • business name holder details
  • email address you want the ASIC key sent to.

Your ASIC key will then be sent to the nominated email address within a few days.

The email will be sent from

To make sure the email does not get caught in junk mail, we recommend you add this email address to your safe senders list.

Authority to request an ASIC key

In order to request a new ASIC key be sent to a nominated address - you will need to provide evidence that you are the business name holder.

Below is a list of examples: 

If entity that holds the business name or SMSF auditor registration is...

The ASIC key must be requested by...

Information you need to provide

an individual

the registration holder

Full name and date of birth

a company

  • a director or secretary of the company, or

  • the registered agent of the company (if one is appointed)

Directors or secretaries:

Full name and date of birth

Registered agents (if appointed):

Agent number and name

a partnership / joint venture partnership

a partner

If the partner is an individual: Full name and date of birth

If the partner is a company or other entity:

Full name and date of birth of an officeholder of the company or entity

a trust an authorised representative

Full name, date of birth and date of appointment as an authorised representative

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: 05/05/2014 12:00