ABN Registration

How to apply for an ABN, the information you will need and the support to maintain your ABN.

What information will I need to provide when applying for an ABN?



If you have already registered your company and are about to complete the ABN application, you will be required to provide the following  additional information about your companies associates:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Tax file number
  • If you’ve nominated an authorised contact – Their phone number and email address

Sole trader or partnership:


If you are applying for an ABN for a sole trader or partnership,  you will be required to provide the following  information about each associate:

  • Full name (including any former names)
  • Date of birth
  • Country of birth
  • Suburb of birth if Australia
  • Gender
  • Tax file number
  • Residential address – cannot be a PO Box
  • Phone number
  • Email address

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Updated — Mar 13, 2019

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