API Reference - Business Name Registrations

Business Name Registrations endpoint. The Business API suite exposes registration, lodgement, lookup and related functions that can be used for a variety of purposes. For the latest release information please check our release notes.

Business Name Registrations

Endpoint Overview
  • URL
    /api/v1/business-name-registrations
  • Methods
    POST , GET
  • Agency
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
  • Use this endpoint to lodge new business name registration applications. Use the helpers to check the status of an application or retrieve its entire transmission log.

    All responses are delivered in JSON format.

Quick links: Application Request Status

Business Name Registration Request

A POST request to this endpoint will return a JSON response with the request ID.

/api/v1/business-name-registrations
POST
{
    "general": {
        "businessName": "MY BUSINESS NAME",
        "term": 1,
        "email": "service-address@my-business.com.au"
    },
    "businessAddress": {
        "line2": "UNIT 4",
        "streetNumber": "9",
        "streetName": "KENT",
        "streetType": "ST",
        "locality": "SYDNEY",
        "state": "NSW",
        "postcode": "2000"
    },
    "serviceAddress": {
        "line2": "UNIT 4",
        "streetNumber": "9",
        "streetName": "KENT",
        "streetType": "ST",
        "locality": "SYDNEY",
        "state": "NSW",
        "postcode": "2000"
    },
    "entity": {
        "type": "IND",
        "abn": "12345678901",
        "individual": {
            "name": {
                "familyName": "DOE",
                "givenName1": "JOHN",
                "givenName2": "",
                "givenName3": ""
            },
            "birthDetails": {
                "date": "1950-12-31",
                "locality": "SYDNEY",
                "localityQualifier": "NSW"
            },
            "address": {
                "line2": "UNIT 4",
                "streetNumber": "9",
                "streetName": "KENT",
                "streetType": "ST",
                "locality": "SYDNEY",
                "state": "NSW",
                "postcode": "2000",
                "country": "AUSTRALIA"
            }
        },
        "organization": {
            "name": "",
            "acn": ""
        }
    },
    "signatory": {
        "name": {
            "familyName": "DOE",
            "givenName1": "JOHN",
            "givenName2": "",
            "givenName3": ""
        },
        "declaresTrueAndCorrectIndicator": true
    },
    "testTransmissionIndicator": false
}

Business Name Registration Response

{
    "response": {
        "requestId": 12239,
        "documentNumber": "2EXN69008",
        "documentUrl": ""
    },
    "errors": []
}

Business Name Registration Status Request & Response

A GET request to this endpoint will return a JSON reponse.

/api/v1/business-name-registrations/{requestId}/status
GET
{
    "response": {
        "requestId": 12239,
        "status": "finished",
        "documentNumber": "2EXN69008",
        "documentUrl": "",
        "info": {
            "businessName": "MY BUSINESS NAME",
            "abn": "12345678901"
        }
    },
    "errors": []
}