Registration as an Authorised Audit Company - Australian Government


You will need this registration if you intend to operate a company to provide assurance and audit services.

Service type


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, the company must:

  • have a company number registered and not be under external administration
  • have no directors who have been disqualified from managing a company, suspended as an auditor or liquidator, or subject to disciplinary proceedings
  • have all shares in the company held and beneficially owned by an individual or the legal representatives of an individual
  • have the majority of the votes that may be cast at the annual general meeting of the company attached to shares that are held and beneficially owned by individuals who are registered company auditors
  • hold professional indemnity insurance.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $3429.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Corporations Act 2001 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Corporations Regulations 2001 Australian Government

Application process


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

Administering agency

Australian Securities and Investments Commission


Contact details

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