Registration as an Australian Company - Australian Government

Description

You will need 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).

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency for information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Company $512.00

Public company with share capital. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application Company $422.00

Public company limited by guarantee. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application Company $512.00

Proprietary company. Fees 2021-22

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Business Registration Service (Opens in new window)

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Company Checklist for Registering a Company (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Corporations Act 2001 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Corporations Regulations 2001 Australian Government

Application process

Lodge

Please lodge your completed application with supporting documentation with the agency.

Additional information

You may register using the Business Registration Service or a private service provider (an accountant, solicitor or another business who provides online services with ASIC).

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Customer Contact Centre

Investors and Financial Consumers

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Phone: 1300 300 630