• ABR Identifier Search

    The Identifier Search web service allows eligible government agencies to perform ABN or ACN/ARBN searches. It is accessed by a username and password and gives you access to live core business information.

    Identifier Search service is based on open standards known collectively as web services, which includes:

    • The Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
    • Web Services Definition Language (WSDL)
    • Extensible Markup Language (XML), XML Schema Definition language (XSD) with the data formatted as XML.

    If you are experiencing issues with Identifier Search web service – email ABRenquiries@ato.gov.au – however please check the operational status of the Identifier Search web service that can be found on the ABR Dashboard.

    Getting access

    See Agency access to non-public ABR data to confirm your agency's eligibility or follow the instructions to get access.

    More information:

    • Last modified: 23 May 2017QC 1073