Third party requests for an ASIC key

Here are the steps to follow for third party requests for an ASIC key.





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


Enter your request details

Tell us that you are authorised to act on behalf of a business name holder and you would like the ASIC key.

Your request will also need to include:

  • business name(s) you need an ASIC key for

  • business name holder(s) that has authorised you to act on their behalf

  • email address you want the ASIC key sent to


Attach a scanned copy of your written authorisation to your enquiry

The written authorisation must:

  • state that you request the ASIC key for the business name
  • state that the business name holder has authorised you to receive the ASIC key on their behalf

  • be signed by the business name holder

  • include the name and email address of the person authorised to receive the ASIC key

Your ASIC key will then be sent to your 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.

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