You will require this registration if you intend to operate a business as a company in Australia. An Australian public or proprietary company comes into existence when it is registered by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
The reservation of a company name enables an applicant to reserve their proposed company name before registration. An application for reservation of a company name is optional.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Eligibility requirements can be found on the application form.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Ongoing registration until cancelled.
Public company with share capital
|Miscellaneous||$47.00||Extend reservation of a company name
Apply to Minister for consent to use a company name
Apply to register company name without the word ?limited?
Public company limited by guarantee
|General||Miscellaneous||$47.00||Reserve a company name
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Investors and Financial Consumers
Corporations Act 2001 (Australian Government)
Corporations Regulations 2001 (Australian Government)
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