Company Registration

Everything you need to know about starting and running, including how to nominate directors and shareholders.

What information do I need to open a company bank account?

Most Australian banks will require certain proof of identity and company existence in order to open an account in your company name. This list is by no means exhaustive and may differ at each bank:

  • ACN  and Company name
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Directors’ and shareholders’ details
  • ABN
  • Place of business address
  • Personal identification
  • Any other business/trading names
  • Signatories who are authorised to access the account

This information is of a general nature only and does not constitute professional advice. You must seek professional advice in relation to your particular circumstances before acting.

Updated — Sep 13, 2015

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