Search ASIC's Registers
Anyone who sells you a financial or investment product or gives you financial advice must have an Australian financial services (AFS) licence. Make sure the person or company you are dealing with is licensed.
We provide access to a range of information and products through our website.
Searching ASIC's registers lets you access information on all our available registers.
You can also use NZAU Connect, our app that allows you to search across Australia and New Zealand.
- Search fees
- Business names
- NZAU Connect
- SMSF auditors
- Financial advisers
- Professional registers
- Banned & disqualified persons
- Registered charities
- Unclaimed money
- Additional searches
Are there any fees for searching?
Some of our search products can be viewed for free, while we are required to charge a fee for others.
Our website outlines the different types of information you can receive and has examples of what information is free and what information can be purchased.
How do I find information on a company?
You can use our 'Organisations and Business Names' search on ASIC Connect.
You can search by the company's name or the company's Australian Company Number (ACN).
How do I know if the name I want is available?
Use our 'Check name availability' search to see if the company name you want is available.
Company alerts – keeping track of a company
You can create an alert to track a company and receive a notice when they lodge documents.
How do I find out if a company is being wound up or deregistered?
ASIC's Published Notices website lists insolvency notices, company deregistrations, and other information.
How do I find information on a business name?
Our 'Business name index' search on ASIC Connect has details for all business names.
Our app for searching Australian and New Zealand
Our app lets you search Australia's business name and company registers, as well as New Zealand's company register.
How do I find information on an SMSF auditor?
Use our 'SMSF register search' to find information on registered SMSF auditors.
How do I find information about a person?
Our register shows any bannings and disqualifications a person may be subject to.
You can also use an information broker to find more about a specific person's role.
How do I find information about a financial adviser?
The 'Financial adviser register' has details on all appointed financial advisers. This includes their employment history and product authorisations.
What is data.gov.au?
Data.gov.au is a website that provides public access to government data. ASIC publishes our registers on data.gov.au to give everyone the opportunity to view and use our data.
What information is on ASIC's professional registers?
Our professional registers include AFS licensees, credit licensees, auditors, liquidators and other financial professionals.
Our 'Banned and Disqualified' search has details on any bannings or disqualifications ASIC has handed down.
A person who is disqualified under Part 6-5 of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 is automatically disqualified from managing companies registered under section 206B(5) of the Corporations Act 2001. You can search the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC) Register of Disqualified Officers to see any relevant bannings and disqualifications.
How can I search for lodged documents?
Use our 'Documents search' to find information about documents lodged with us.
How can I find information about charities?
The Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC) registers organisations as charities. This can include public companies limited by guarantee, proprietary limited companies or registered Australian bodies.
Search ACNC's register to find the latest information on a registered charity.
How can I search for unclaimed money?
All searches for unclaimed money can be done through ASIC's MoneySmart website.
We also provide searches on fundraising offers, summary prosecutions and much more.