Organisation and business names search

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ASIC's registers can be searched directly from the ASIC website. 

The more criteria you enter about the search you want to conduct, the more relevant the results will be. 

Assistance with using the search facility and purchasing search items can be accessed via the help function. 

Start your search

To get started, visit the ASIC website at

  • Click on 'Companies and organisations'. This will take you to ASIC Connect Search.

In the search field, select 'Organisations and Business Names' from the drop-down box and enter the name or ACN/ABN/ARBN/ARSN of the organisation or business name. 

  • Click 'Go' to view the results. 

Search results

Up to 20 results are listed per page. 

  • The results show basic information about each organisation or business name. 
  • To view or print the results list in PDF format click on 'View Results List'. 
  • To view more information about each result click on the organisation or business name, or tick the box next to the Name (you may select more than one organisation at a time) and click on 'View Details' at the bottom of the page.

This screen displays further information about the organisation(s) selected.

  • The page gives a summary of the company details. Under 'Information for purchase', a list of products available for purchase is displayed. 
  • Select one or more products (if available).
  • Click on 'Add To Cart'. Click 'OK' when confirmation box appears. 
  • Click 'Checkout'. 
  • To access the shopping cart click on 'View Cart' in the orange box at the top right of the screen. 
  • The list of information brokers offers an alternative way to search for, and purchase information about a company. 

Shopping cart

This screen will confirm all the products that were selected and give the option to remove any, prior to purchasing. 

  • To remove a product or products from the cart, tick the relevant box and click 'Remove'. 
  • To purchase products in the cart, click on 'Pay Now'. 


Enter an email address for the delivery of the purchased products and the payment receipt. You will need to confirm the email address by entering it twice. 

  • Enter credit card details to make the payment. 
  • Click on 'Next'. 
  • The next screen will confirm payment or highlight any problems with the transaction. 


This screen confirms the purchase of products. 

  • Click 'View & Print Payment Receipt' to open your receipt in PDF form. 
  • Your product and receipt will be sent to your email address for you to view, save and print. Alternatively you can collect the payment receipt and product online by selecting 'Online Retrieval Status'. 

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: 30/03/2021 09:26