• What you need to apply for an ABN

    19 October 2015 - To avoid any delays in processing your Australian business number (ABN) application it is important to supply the correct information.

    Information that you will need to provide when applying for an ABN includes:

    • Proof of Identity – which will be checked against tax and Australian Securities and Investments Commission records
    • Tax file number
    • Business activity details and location

    Before submitting your application you will be required to complete a declaration stating that the information you have provided is true and correct

    If you already have an existing ABN record, submitted a previous application or supplied incorrect information your application will be delayed.

    • Last modified: 21 Oct 2015QC 966