• ABR data products and services

    Registered business information is stored as public and non-public data in the Australian Business Register (ABR).

    Access to non-public data is available only to eligible government agencies.

    Check if your agency has access to non-public data.

    Don’t have access?

    Read how your agency can get access to non-public data.

    Once your agency has been granted access to non-public data, the following products and services are available.

    Non-public data

    ABR Explorer

    ABR Explorer is an online reporting tool for authorised government agencies. You can extract available ABR information and generate reports, charts and tables straight from your computer.

    Your agency can use the integrated mapping feature directly linked to NationalMapExternal Link for planning, development and emergency response.

    Find out more about ABR Explorer.

    ABR web services

    The ABR provides web services for eligible government agencies to retrieve public and non-public details of Australian business number (ABN) records.

    Find out more about ABR web services.

    Data Transfer Facility

    The Data Transfer Facility is a secure facility hosted by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) that enables government agencies to download extracts of non-public bulk data.

    Find out more about the Data Transfer Facility.

    Public data

    ABN Lookup

    ABN Lookup is the public view of the ABR. Using ABN LookupExternal Link agencies can download public data into their applications and databases, and:

    • search for single or multiple ABNs
    • quickly and easily identify cancelled ABNs and changes to public data items
    • pre-fill agency online forms and validate ABNs
    • confirm ABNs without navigating away from payment and procurement applications.
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