How to change business name holder details (person)

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You can update business name holder details— including email addresses through ASIC Connect.

You must keep your addresses up-to-date by law and to receive correspondence from ASIC.

Further assistance about using ASIC Connect can be accessed via the Help button at the top right-hand side of the screen

Get started

To get started, visit the ASIC website at

  • Click on the blue ASIC Connect box. This will take you to ASIC Connect.

Log in

Go to ASIC Connect and select 'Log in'. 

  • If you do not have an ASIC Connect account select 'Sign up'.

You can also choose to log in with an AUSkey.

  • Log in using your email address and password.

If you haven't already done so, you will need to link your business name to your account. For assistance with linking see our How to link a business name to your ASIC Connect account user guide. 

  • If you do not have an ASIC Connect account select 'Sign up'.

You can refer to our user guide How to sign up for an ASIC Connect account

How to change business name holder details (person)

Select the 'Lodgements & Notifications' tab at the top of the screen.

  • Select the business name you wish to change the holder details for.
  • In the transactions column, select 'Change holder details'.
  • Select 'Go' to continue.

Select change

The business name holder details will be displayed.

  • Select 'Add ABN', 'Update name' or 'Change address' next to the business name holder you would like to change the details for.


Enter your ABN in the field provided. Make sure that your ABN contains 11 digits (no spaces).

  • Select 'Next' to continue.


Check that the information displayed is correct.

  • If not, select 'Back' to go back and change.
  • Select 'Submit' to continue.

Change address

Enter an effective date for the change (DD/MM/YYYY).

  • If the address has previously been notified to ASIC, it may appear in the known addresses drop-down box. If so, you can select it.
  • If the new address is not already linked to the account, enter the new address into the corresponding fields.
  • You must also enter an email address for the holder.
  • Enter an effective date for the change (DD/MM/YYYY).
  • You can choose to select an email address that is already linked to the account, or enter a new one.
  • Select:
    • 'Cancel' to start again,
    • 'Save & Exit' to save the details entered and complete and submit the transaction later.
  • Select 'Next' to continue with your address change.

Confirm your address

Select the radio button next to the correct address. You can choose from a list of suggested addresses or proceed with the address you provided. Select 'Confirm' to proceed with the address change.

  • Select 'Cancel' or
  • 'Close' to go back to re-enter the address.


Check that the change is displayed correctly. If not, select 'Edit' to go back to re-enter the details.

  • Select 'Submit' to continue.

Update name

Read the Update Name Warning.

  • Select 'Continue' to update the name.
  • Select 'Cancel' if you need to complete a different transaction or select one of the links.

Enter update to holder name

Enter an effective date for the change (DD/MM/YYYY).

  • Enter the new holder name.
  • Select 'Next' to continue.


Check that the change is displayed correctly. If not, select 'Edit' to go back to re-enter the details.

  • Select 'Submit' to continue.


You may be required to attach supporting documentation. We will contact you if this is the case.

  • Select 'Next' to continue.


Read the declaration to ensure you agree with the conditions of the transaction.

  • If you agree, tick the boxes next to the declaration to proceed.
  • Select your authority for submitting the transaction.
  • Select 'Next' to continue.


This screen confirms your transaction has been submitted. 

  • Select 'Print the transaction' to download a printable PDF version of the transaction.
  • Select one of the links under What else can I do for more information about other services or
  • Select 'Home' to return to the ASIC Connect home page. 

What is an ASIC key?

Your ASIC key is a unique number used in ASIC Connect that helps us establish your identity and protects your business information by making sure only you and those you have authorised can access it.

Learn more about ASIC keys

What is an AUSkey?

AUSkey is a single key to access government online services. In the future, you may no longer need different user IDs and passwords as AUSkey becomes accepted by more government agencies for their online services.

Learn more about AUSkeys

What is a corporate key?

A corporate key is an 8-digit number uniquely associated with a company’s ACN. Your company needs only one corporate key.

Learn more about corporate keys

What is an invitation key?

An invitation key is a unique key to register for, or connect to an entity in, the ASIC Regulatory Portal.

Learn more about invitation keys 

What is an industry funding security key?

Your industry funding security key is a unique number used to launch an online transaction in the ASIC Regulatory Portal that will enable us to calculate your final industry funding invoice. You will be prompted to submit business activity metric information on the operation of your business in the previous financial year.

Learn more about industry funding security keys

Last updated: 18/07/2017 05:20