Registered Company Auditor - 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.

To register, you must demonstrate that you have the appropriate qualifications and skills by having the prescribed qualifications by holding a qualification from a prescribed institution or the equivalent qualifications by supplying a statement. If you do not have the prescribed qualifications, you must apply under equivalent qualifications.

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.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

To continue being eligible for this registration you must:

  • keep your details up to date
  • maintain a independence by identifying conflict of interest
  • ensure audit quality follows auditing standards
   

Duration

Ongoing registration until cancelled.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $338.00

Individual.

Apply Application All $3429.00

Audit Company

Forms

Act(s) name

Corporations Act 2001 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Corporations Regulations 2001 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Markets

Contact details

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NSW Service Centre

Markets

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 5
100 Market Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
Phone: 02 9911 2000
Fax: 02 9911 2414

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ACT Service Centre

Markets

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 2
2 Allsop Street
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9827
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 02 6250 3800
Fax: 02 6250 3811

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SA Service Centre

Markets

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 14
91 King William Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Phone: 08 8202 8400
Fax: 08 8202 8410

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TAS Service Centre

Markets

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Telstra Centre
Level 2
70 Collins Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Phone: 03 6235 6800
Fax: 03 6235 6811

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VIC Service Centre

Markets

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 7
120 Collins Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Phone: 03 9280 3200
Fax: 03 9280 3444

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QLD Service Centre

Markets

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 20
240 Queen Street
Brisbane City, Queensland 4000
Phone: 07 3867 4700
Fax: 07 3867 4725

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WA Service Centre

Markets

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 1
11 Mounts Bay Road
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Phone: 08 9261 4000
Fax: 08 9261 4227

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NT Service Centre

Markets

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Jacana House
Level 5
39 - 41 Woods Street
Darwin, Northern Territory 0800
Phone: 08 8943 0900
Fax: 08 8943 0910