Requesting an ASIC key

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Here are the steps you need to follow for requesting an ASIC key in your ASIC Connect account.





Go to ASIC Connect and log in to your account

When you log in for the first time, you will be prompted to add any existing business names to your account.

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Select the Link a business/Request ASIC key option from the Do it now menu on the right-hand side of the screen

This will start the ASIC key request transaction.


Answer No to the first question, select your business type, enter your entity name and select Search name

This will display all business names with a similar name and the suburb, state and postcode of their service address.


Select the radio button to the left of your chosen business name and select Request an ASIC key

This will send the ASIC key request.



This will confirm your transaction has been submitted with ASIC.

Your ASIC key will then be sent to your business email address (within 24 hours).

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.

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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