All associates details must be provided during the Australian business number (ABN) application. Associates may be individuals or organisations depending on your entity type.
Note: If your client’s identification information is incomplete or inaccurate, their ABN application may be refused or delayed.
For each associate you will have to provide:
We will use those details to identify your client's associates in our existing records. If we cannot identify an associate in our records, we may either refuse your client's ABN application or we will contact you to ask for certified copies of documents so that we can verify the associate’s identity.
Non-resident associates without TFNs, will need to supply different proof of identityExternal Link documents, and this information could include a:
Who to include for your client's entity type: