205 Notification of resolution

Form 205      
Description Notification of resolution
Purpose Used to notify ASIC that a resolution has been passed or agreed to. Commonly used to change a company name or company type (eg. from Pty Ltd to Limited), alter constitution or wind up company, voluntarily or involuntarily
Applicable Fees 205A ~ Change of company name $474
  205AA ~ Change of Type(Limited by guarantee to limited by shares) $93
  205AB ~ Change type ( Ltd by shares & guarantee to Ltd by shares) $93
  205AC ~ Change type(Ltd by shares & guarantee to Ltd by guarantee) $93
  205AD ~ Company resolved to be wound up by Court No fee
  205AF ~ Powers and duties of liquidator(voluntary) No fee
  205AG ~ Company's arrangement with liquidator No fee
  205AH ~ Binding arrangements on company/creditors No fee
  205AJ ~ Alteration of constitution - transferring financial institution No fee
  205B ~ Conversion of company from public to proprietary $93
  205C ~ Conversion of company from proprietary to public $93
  205D OBSOLETE ~ Change of status (limited by guarantee to both shares and guarantee) No fee
  205E OBSOLETE ~ Change of status (limited by shares to limited by both shares and guarantee) No fee
  205F ~ Change of status (no-liability company to company limited by shares) $93
  205G ~ Change of status (limited company to unlimited company) $93
  205H ~ Change of status (unlimited company to limited company) $93
  205J ~ Alteration to constitution - other No fee
  205K OBSOLETE ~ Alteration to company's articles No fee
  205L ~ Voluntary winding up - members No fee
  205M ~ Voluntary winding up - creditors No fee
  205N OBSOLETE ~ Acquisition of shares No fee
  205P ~ DELETED - use Form 343 No fee
  205R ~ Resolution - other No fee
  205S OBSOLETE ~ Reduction in capital No fee
  205T OBSOLETE ~increase of share capital No fee
  205U OBSOLETE ~ Reduction of share premium reserve account No fee
  205V OBSOLETE ~ Reducing the capital redemption reserve No fee
  205W OBSOLETE ~ Consolidation / Conversion / Subdivision of Capital No fee
  205X ~ Change of status (limited company to no liability company) $93
  205Y ~ Change of company name to its ACN $474
  205Z ~ Change of company name - name rejected No fee
Lodging Period

Change of name
14 days

Any (or combination of):

205B (a Form 206 must be lodged)
14 days

205C (a Form 206 must be lodged)
14 days

205F/205G/205H (a Form 206 must be lodged)
14 days

205J (s136(5))
14 days

205L/205M (s491(2))
7 days

205AD (s461(2))
14 days

205AF (s506(1B))
14 days

205AG (s507(11))
14 days

205AH (s510(1A))
14 days

Other changes
see Corporations Act 2001 

Late Fees

$93 for up to one month late

$387 for over one month late

Legislation References

Corporations Act 2001\136\5

Corporations Act 2001\157\2

Corporations Act 2001\162\3

Corporations Act 2001\491\2

Corporations Act 2001\461\2

Corporations Act 2001\506\1B

Corporations Act 2001\507\11

Corporations Act 2001\510\1A

Corps Regulations 2001\1.0.12

Related Forms Related Information
Online Lodgement

For Change of company name only: 

for Company officeholders

for Liquidators

for Registered agents

Paper Lodgement

Download Form 205 (PDF 162 KB)
last updated: 01/03/2017

Payment options and address for lodgement

Payment must be included when lodging the form and can be made by cheque or money order.

Generally, forms should be posted to:

    Australian Securities and Investments Commission
    PO Box 4000
    Gippsland Mail Centre VIC 3841

More information on how to lodge paper company forms

To allow suitable time for the delivery of your documents, we recommend you check Australia Post delivery times. Late fees may apply if a document is not received by us within the required timeframe.

Last updated: 30/06/2023 02:19