Registered Company Auditor (RCA) - Australian Government

Description

You will require this registration if you intend to operate as a registered auditor of companies and other entities. You may register either as an individual or an audit company.

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

To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • have the prescribed academic qualifications and have completed a prescribed course in auditing or have other qualifications and experience that ASIC considers equivalent to both these requirements
  • meet approved competency standards and / or have practical experience in auditing
  • provide proof of sufficient indemnity insurance
  • be capable of performing the duties of an auditor
  • be a fit and proper person to be registered as an auditor.

Practical experience is work in auditing under the direction of a registered company auditor for a period of either:

  • at least 3000 hours (4 months) during the five years before submitting your application, including appraising the operations of companies and forming opinions on auditing standards and independence requirements
  • at least 750 hours 1 (month) spent supervising audits of companies
  • practical experience that in the opinion of the ASIC is equivalent to that practical supervisory experience.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing registration until cancelled.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $153.00 Online application (individual).
Apply Application All $323.00

Online application (audit company).

Apply Application All $337.00 Paper application (individual).
Apply Application All $646.00

Paper application (audit company).

Act(s) name

Corporations Act 2001 AG

Regulation(s) name

Corporations Regulations 2001 AG

Administering agency

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Markets

Contact details

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NSW Service Centre

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: 100 Market Street
Sydney, New South Wales, 2000
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 9827
Sydney, New South Wales
Phone: 02 9911 2000
Fax: 02 9911 2414
Website: Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Opens in new window)

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ACT Service Centre

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: 2 Allsop Street
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2600
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 9827
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2600
Phone: 02 6250 3800
Fax: 02 6250 3811
Website: Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Opens in new window)

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SA Service Centre

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: 100 Pirie Street
Adelaide, South Australia, 5000
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 9827
Melbourne, Victoria
Phone: 08 8202 8400
Fax: 08 8202 8410
Website: Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Opens in new window)

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TAS Service Centre

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: 70 Collins Street
Hobart, Tasmania
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 9827
Hobart, Tasmania
Phone: 03 6235 6800
Fax: 03 6235 6811
Website: Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Opens in new window)

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VIC Service Centre

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: 120 Collins Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 9827
Melbourne, Victoria
Phone: 03 9280 3200
Fax: 03 9280 3444
Website: Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Opens in new window)

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QLD Service Centre

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: 240 Queen Street
Brisbane City, Queensland, 4000
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 9827
Brisbane, Queensland
Phone: 07 3867 4700
Fax: 07 3867 4725
Website: Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Opens in new window)

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WA Service Centre

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: 11 Mounts Bay Road
Perth, Western Australia, 6000
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 9827
Perth, Western Australia
Phone: 08 9261 4000
Fax: 08 9261 4227
Website: Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Opens in new window)

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NT Service Centre

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: 39 Woods Street
Darwin, Northern Territory, 0800
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 9827
Darwin, Northern Territory
Phone: 08 8943 0900
Fax: 08 8943 0910
Website: Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Opens in new window)