Search business name index

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ASIC Connect Search is the online system used to search ASIC's register. 

ASIC's business name index can be searched directly from ASIC Connect. 

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

Further assistance with using ASIC Connect can be accessed via the Help button at the top right-hand side of the screen. 

Start your business name search

To get started, visit the ASIC website at

  • Click on 'Business names'. This will take you to ASIC Connect Search.

Select the 'Search business names register' tab. 

  • Select 'Business names index' from the drop-down box. 
  • Enter the business name or number. 
  • Select 'Go' to view results. 

Search results

This screen shows basic information about each business name. 

  • Select the business name to view more information. You can also select more than one business name by ticking the boxes and selecting 'View Details'. 
  • Select 'View results list' to print the results in PDF.
  • Select 'New Search' to start another search. 

More information about the business name selected will be displayed. 

The page gives a summary of the business name details. Under information for purchase, there is a list of available products. 

  • Select the product you would like to purchase. 
  • Select 'Add To Cart'. 
  • Select 'OK' when the confirmation box appears. 
  • Select 'Checkout'. 

Shopping cart

The shopping cart shows all products selected for purchase. 

  • To remove products from the cart, tick the relevant box and select 'Remove'. 
  • To purchase products in the cart, select 'Pay Now'. 


Enter your email address. We use this to send a link to your receipt and purchased products. 

  • Enter your credit card details in the fields provided. 
  • Select 'Next'. 


This screen confirms your purchase was successful. 

  • Select 'View & Print Payment Receipt' to open your receipt (PDF). 
  • Your product and receipt will be sent to your email address. You can collect the payment receipt and product online by selecting 'Online Retrieval Status'. 
  • Select 'New Search' to search another business name. 

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