If your ABN application has been successful, your ABN details will be added to the Australian Business Register (ABR) as either:
(See table below.)
You can request that certain ABN details not be disclosed if you feel you or your family are endangered by having information publicly available. You can also request that your name not be disclosed in the historical data if you've had a gender reassignment.
You can obtain paper copies of your information and public information on other ABN holders.
If your ABN details change, it's your responsibility to update them (see Updating or cancelling your ABN).
ABN registration - status and date of effect and cancellation* of the ABN registration
Approved worker entitlement fund status* - your status as a (trust) fund for employee long service leave, sick leave or redundancy payments
Australian Company Number or Australian Registered Body Number*
Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) registration – status and date of effect*
Deductible gift recipient – fund name, status and date/s of effect and cancellation*
Entity legal name
Entity type (for example, individual/sole trader, superannuation fund, company, trust)
GST registration – status and date/s of effect and cancellation*
Income tax exempt fund status*
Postcode of the main business address
Registered business name
Registrable Superannuation Entity (RSE) Licensees status*
Registrable Superannuation Fund (RSF) status*
State of the main business address
Tax concession and/or charity status and date/s of effect and cancellation*
Australian & New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC) code and description
Geocoding – (latitude and longitude of business addresses and additional locations)
Mailing address for the service of notices
Working holiday maker registration – date/s of effect and cancellation*
# The ABR ceased collecting and updating trading names from 28 May 2012. Trading namesExternal Link collected before that date will not be displayed in ABN Lookup starting November 2018.
* Only if applicable.