• Request paper copies of ABN details

    Public information on the ABR is available via ABN LookupExternal Link.

    An ABN certificate:

    • is sent to you when your ABN is issued
    • includes the public information on the ABR and non-public information such as
      • postal address
      • business address
      • email address
      • Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC) industry code
      • Associate name/s and position – if applicable.

    Note: If you have an Administrator or Standard AUSkey, you can access your ABN details online.

    Request a copy of your ABN certificate

    Contact us to request a copy of your ABN certificate.

    If your ABN is active and you have updated your ABN details, your certificate will display your updated details.

    The certificate will be sent to the postal address listed on the ABR within 14 days.

    Request an extract of your ABN details

    If your contact details are recorded on the ABR, you can also request a certified extract of your ABN details which includes public and non-public information.

    You need to make the request in writing. The request must include the following:

    • the relevant ABN
    • your contact details
    • the address for delivery as listed on the ABR.

    Note: The ABN extract will be sent within 20 business days.

    We won't be able to process the request if:

    • we can't confirm the identity and authority of the person requesting the extract
    • the information provided is incorrect

    Request a certified copy of someone else’s public ABN details

    You can get a certified copy of an entity's ABN details for legal purposes by writing to the ATO.

    A one-page standard certified extract of the publicly available information on ABN Lookup will be sent.

    There is a $20 fee for the first extract and 10 cents for each subsequent extract if you request more than one.

    Mail your payment with a cheque or money order to:

    The Director Business Management Registrations ATO
    PO Box 2012
    CHERMSIDE  QLD  4032

    Cheques and money orders should be for amounts in Australian dollars and payable to the Australian Taxation Office. Cheques should be crossed 'Not Negotiable' and must not be post-dated.

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