Registration as an Authorised Audit Company - Australian Government

Description

You will require this registration if you operate as an individual or company intending to provide assurance and audit services.

Auditing and assurance services play an important role in maintaining investor confidence. This is achieved by requiring that auditors make an independent, true and fair assessment of the financial health of a company. To ensure this occurs there is a threshold that must be met before an auditor can be registered.

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, your company must meet the following conditions:

  • The company number be registered and not under external administration;
  • None of the directors have been disqualified from managing a company, suspended as an auditor or liquidator, or subject to disciplinary proceedings;
  • All shares in the company are held and beneficially owned by an individual or the legal representatives of an individual;
  • The majority of the votes that may be cast at the annual general meeting of the company are attached to shares that are held and beneficially owned by individuals who are registered company auditors; and
  • The company holds professional indemnity insurance as required by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission.

Information on the documents you are required to submit can be found on the application form.

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 Description
Apply Application All

Individual: Online application: $173, paper Application: $382

Apply Application All

Company: Online application: $312, paper application: $625

Apply Miscellaneous All

Further fees may apply, please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Corporations Act 2001 AG

Regulation(s) name

Corporations Regulations 2001 AG

Administering agency

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Investors and Financial Consumers

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, ASIC NT Service Centre, Licensing and Business Operations

Investors and Financial Consumers

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 7 TIO Centre
24 Mitchell Street
Darwin
Northern Territory 0800
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9827
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Toll Free: 1300 300 630
Phone: 08 8943 0900
Fax: 08 8943 0910

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Enquiries, ASIC SA Service Centre, Licensing and Business Operations

Investors and Financial Consumers

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 7
100 Pirie Street
Adelaide
South Australia 5000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9827
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 08 8202 8400

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Enquiries, ASIC Tas Service Centre, Licensing and Business Operations

Investors and Financial Consumers

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 2, Telstra Centre
70 Collins Street
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9827
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Toll Free: 1300 300 630
Phone: 03 6235 6800
Fax: 03 6235 6811

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Enquiries, ASIC NSW Service Centre, Licensing and Business Operations

Investors and Financial Consumers

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 5
100 Market Street
Sydney
New South Wales 2000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9827
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Toll Free: 1300 300 630
Phone: 02 9911 2000
Fax: 02 9911 2414

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Enquiries, ASIC WA Service Centre, Licensing and Business Operations

Investors and Financial Consumers

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 3
66 St Georges Terrace
Perth
Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9827
Perth, Western Australia 6001
Toll Free: 1300 300 630
Phone: 08 9261 4000
Fax: 08 9261 4227

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Enquiries, ASIC Vic Service Centre, Licensing and Business Operations

Investors and Financial Consumers

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 24
120 Collins St
Melbourne
Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9827
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Toll Free: 1300 300 630
Phone: 03 9280 3200
Fax: 03 9280 3444

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Enquiries, ASIC ACT Service Centre, Licensing and Business Operations

Investors and Financial Consumers

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 2
2 Allsop Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9827
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600
Toll Free: 1300 300 630
Phone: 02 6250 3800
Fax: 02 6250 3811

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Enquiries, ASIC QLD Service Centre, Licensing and Business Operations

Investors and Financial Consumers

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 20, Commonwealth Bank Building
240 Queen Street
Brisbane City
Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9827
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Toll Free: 1300 300 630
Phone: 07 3867 4700
Fax: 07 3867 4725