Business Name

Business Name Registration or Transfer.

A sole trader only need to register a business name if you are not trading under their legal name Eg. "John Smith" or with a company (Pty Ltd) the corporation's legal name Eg. "My Company Pty Ltd".

This means trading as "John Smith's Cars" or "My Company" without the "Pty Ltd" requires a register a business name.

A Sole Trader or Corporation must register a Business Name for each name it uses when trading.


New Business Name - Australian Business Number (ABN) for Sole Trader or Corporate Entity includes the following registration options:-

    • Business Name Search with IP Australia, ASIC and Domain Register to ensure availability and compliance.
    • Australian Business Number Registration
    • First year of Business Name registration. (3 years option available)
    • Tax File number for Corporate Entities
    • Employer Registration (If Required)
    • GST Registration (Supplied unless informed otherwise)

Transfer - (When you sell your business name to another entity)

    • Creation of Transfer Code
    • Transfer of ownership to existing Sole Trader or Corporation with and ABN
    • First year of Business Name registration (3 years option available)

You need to provide us with:

    • Business Name to be registered.
    • Name of owner and ABN.
    • Address of Business and contact information.


    • Non Member - $395 (1 Year's registration)
    • Member - $295 (1 Year's registration)
    • Add 2 more years of registration for $40

DIY Business Name Registration

Decided to start your own business and want to do your own business name registration? This helpful tutorial explains the process to register a business name. This includes establishing an ASIC Connect Account and linking your business name. There is a registration fee payable to ASIC that can be paid by credit card or BPAY.