ASIC-initiated cancellation of an agents' registration

Registered agents have a number of responsibilities and obligations under the ASIC Registered Agent Terms and Conditions.

When we may cancel your agent registration

We may cancel your registration as an ASIC registered agent if you no longer meet eligibility criteria or fail to meet your registered agent obligations. The reasons for cancellation include:

  • you have breached any of the terms and conditions
  • you haven't lodged any documents with us for more than 12 months
  • you have entered into an insolvency 'event'
  • you have provided us with inaccurate or misleading information, or
  • you have caused adverse impacts to our systems or processes.

The ASIC Registered Agent Terms and Conditions contains more information about cancellation by ASIC of registration as an ASIC registered agent.

What happens if my agent registration is cancelled?

If your registration is cancelled, we will immediately cease your access to our registered agent online services. We will also contact all companies that you act for and advise them that your registration has been cancelled.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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 09:27