Company Registration

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

What information is required to register a company?

Before you begin the online application form to register your new company, you must ensure that you have the following information at the ready:

  • A company name
  • A registered office address – this must be a physical street address, not a PO BOX, to where ASIC will send specific notices and on some occasions deliver service documents in person
  • Place of business address – often the same as the registered office address. Again, must be a physical street address
  • Director/Secretary details – full name, residential address, date and place of birth. At least one director must reside within Australia
    From 1st November 2021 newly appointed directors will need to apply for a Director ID within 28 days of appointment (registration).
  • Shareholder details – Full name/company name (can be individual or company), residential address, share distribution

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Updated — Nov 1, 2021

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