Approval to Use Certain Words in a Business Name - Australian Government

Description

You will require this approval if you have been granted the authority to carry on a banking business and you are intending to use any of the following words in your business name:

  • Bank;
  • Banker;
  • Banking;
  • Building society;
  • Credit union;
  • Friendly society;
  • Credit society;
  • Credit co-operative; or
  • Authorised Deposit-Taking Institution (ADI).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing unless revoked.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Approval to Use Certain Words in a Business Name - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Banking Act 1959 AG

Administering agency

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Contact details

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Enquiries

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Toll Free: 1300 558 849
Phone: 02 8037 9015
Contact us website: http://www.apra.gov.au/Pages/Contact-APRA.aspx (Opens in new window)
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