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.

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Last modified
23 May 2017