Update or cancel your agent registration

Under the ASIC Registered Agent Terms and Conditions, registered agents must let us know within 14 days if their details change (such as their email address or principal place of business).

They also need to let us know when they cease to act as a company's registered agent.

Updating your registered agent details

If any of your registered agent details change, you must let us know within 14 days of the change. This can include:

  • your postal address and/or physical business address
  • your email address, and
  • your contact number.

To update your details, you must submit a Form RA01 Notification to register change details of or cease as an agent.

We'll use your email address to send through any important correspondence about your agent registration, so make sure it's correct.

Ceasing as a company's registered agent

If you cease to act as a company's agent, you need to complete the following steps:

Step 1- If your address is the registered office for the company, you must either:

a) seek authorisation from the company to lodge with ASIC a change to the registered office, or

b) notify ASIC in writing that you withdraw consent for your premises to be the registered office.

Step 2 - If:

a) you have authorisation from the company - lodge a Form 362 Notification by a company to nominate or cease a registered agent or contact address, or

b) If you do not have authorisation from the company - lodge a Form 361 Notification of a registered agent ceasing to act for a company.

Cancelling your agent registration

If you want to cancel your registration as an ASIC registered agent, you need to complete the following steps:

Step 1 - If your address is the registered office for the company, you must either:

a) seek authorisation from the company to lodge with ASIC a change to the registered office, or

b) notify ASIC in writing that you withdraw consent for your premises to be the registered office.

Step 2 - Lodge a Form 361 Notification of a registered agent ceasing to act for a company for each company for which you are the nominated registered agent.

Step 3 - Lodge a Form RA01 Notification to register, change details of, or cease as an agent with ASIC to cancel your registration.

ASIC-initiated cancellation

We may cancel your registration as an ASIC registered agent if you no longer meet eligiblity criteria or fail to meet your registered agent obligations. For more information, visit ASIC-initated cancellation of an agent's registration.

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 an AUSkey?

AUSkey is a single key to access government online services. In the future, you may no longer need different user IDs and passwords as AUSkey becomes accepted by more government agencies for their online services.

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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.

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Last updated: 22/10/2018 08:55