Paper copies of ABN details

ABN confirmation advice

Your Australian business number (ABN) confirmation advice is available immediately online if your ABN application is successful. It includes public details such as your ABN, name, business name and ABN start date.

It also includes non-public details such as:

  • postal address
  • business address
  • email address
  • Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC) industry code
  • associate name/s and position – if applicable.

Contact us if you would like a paper copy of your ABN. A paper version will be sent to the postal address listed on the ABR within 14 business days.

Before you request a paper copy, ensure your contact details on the ABR are up to date.

Extract of your ABN details

You can request a free extract of your ABN details. Ensure your contact details on the ABR are up to date and write to us. Include the following details:

  • the relevant ABN
  • your contact details
  • the address for delivery as recorded on the ABR
  • whether you require public or both public and non-public information
  • whether you require historical information.

Extract of someone else’s public ABN details

To request an extract of an entity's public ABN details for legal purposes, write to us and include all relevant details. A certified copy of someone else's ABN details cost $20 for the first page and 10c for each page after that.

You will be sent a standard extract of the publicly available information that is also listed on ABN Lookup.

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