How to sign up for an ASIC Connect account

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ASIC Connect is the online system used to manage your business name.

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 www.asic.gov.au.

  • Click on the blue ASIC Connect box.

This will take you to ASIC Connect. 

  • Select 'Sign up' in the blue ASIC Connect box.

Read the information about ASIC Connect.

  • Select the 'Sign up' button at the bottom of the page.

Sign up

  • Enter your email address in the field provided. This will become your username.
  • Enter a password that is a minimum length of nine characters, consisting of three of the following – lowercase (a – z) and uppercase (A – Z) alphabetic characters, numeric characters (0 – 9) or special characters (!$#%). It cannot contain any two consecutive characters that appear in your user ID, first name or last name. It must not be one of your previous eight passwords.
  • Enter your personal details (given name, family name, phone).
  • Select a security question from the drop-down box and enter the answer.
  • Tick the box to confirm you have read and accept the terms and conditions.
  • Select 'Create account'.

Log in

We will send an activation email to the email address provided. This can take up to 15 minutes to reach you depending on the email provider.

After you receive the email, open it, and click on the 'Activate ASIC Connect account' link. If this does not work, you can copy and paste the link from your email into your web browser.

  • Log in using your email address and password provided on previous screen.

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