The Australian Government Business Registration Public Beta service combines a number of key government business and tax registration forms in one place.We have forms for new businesses, existing businesses returning to apply for tax registrations or businesses who simply need an Administrator AUSkey login. See below for more details:
Use the New business form if you need a new Australian Business Number (ABN). You can apply here for your ABN together with any of the following registrations:
*You can also apply for business name on its own if you:
Use the Apply for tax registrations form if you already have an ABN, but need to apply for one or more tax registration.
You can use your AUSkey or MyGov login (attached to your ABN) to apply for GST, PAYG withholding, FBT, LCT, FTC and WET.
Use the Apply for AUSkey login form if you already have an ABN and you either:
A public beta website is typically a real working website or service in its final testing stage. A beta is used to receive public feedback to help improve the service.
Please note: Even though the Business Registration Service is in beta, the registrations you apply for are real!
So if you use the Business Registration Service, please give us your feedback.
Yes. Norfolk Island businesses can use the New business form to apply for the following business registrations:
Norfolk Island businesses do not need to register for GST, LCT, FTC or WET.
Norfolk Island companies are registered with the Norfolk Island Registry.
However, if your Norfolk Island company is or will be operating on the Australian mainland, you'll need to register as a foreign company with the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC).
Find out about registering foreign companies on the ASIC website.
Not at the moment. To update or renew your registrations you'll need to refer to the correspondence you receive confirming your registration.
If you can't find your correspondence, visit the following agency websites to:
No. You'll still need to find and apply for your business licences and permits on the Australian Business Licence & Information Service (ABLIS) website.
If you have a question about the form or how your registrations are progressing, contact business.gov.au on 13 28 46
Need more help? Contact us via business.gov.au or call 13 28 46.