Service availability

We often plan interruptions to our online services so we can install system upgrades. This page will have any details of planned or unscheduled outages to our online services.

Service interruptions

Friday 30 June 10:00pm to Saturday 1 July 7:00am

The following services will be unavailable:

  • Business name, company, and SMSF auditor searching (ASIC Connect Search)
  • Government access to search
  • Business name, company, financial adviser and authorised representative registrations (ASIC Connect)
  • Company officeholder, registered agents, liquidator, auditor, AFS licensees, Credit licensees, short sellers, OFFERlist, market entitity services
  • EDGE services
  • ABR BN/ABN joint registration
  • M2M services
  • Datastream Search and Extracts
  • Standard Business Reporting (SBR)

Calendar of scheduled service interruptions

To help customers plan for any scheduled service interruptions, we publish the dates and details one month in advance. See Scheduled service interruptions for more information.

General system troubleshooting and issues

If you're having problems when using our online services, it could be an issue with your browser or settings. See System accessibility and compatibility and Transaction troubleshooting for tips on how to fix any issues.

Opening PDFs within the company portal

We've received reports of some customers having issues when trying to open PDF files within our company portal. We recommend you:

  • Save the PDF document on your computer and try opening from its saved location or
  • Use a different browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer). 

Searching on ASIC Connect

When performing a search on ASIC Connect you will need to select a tick box stating 'I am not a robot' to return the results.

If you are using an automated service, you may experience problems searching ASIC Connect.

If you require large amounts of data, you should consider using ASIC's registry data on Data.gov.au.

Service availability statistics

Each month, we report on our online services and our overall performance in terms of availability.

For an update on our latest performance figures, see Service availability statistics.

What is an ASIC key?

Your ASIC key is a unique number used in ASIC Connect that helps us establish your identity and protects your business information by making sure only you and those you have authorised can access it.

Learn more about ASIC keys

What is an AUSkey?

AUSkey is a single key to access government online services. In the future, you may no longer need different user IDs and passwords as AUSkey becomes accepted by more government agencies for their online services.

Learn more about AUSkeys

What is a corporate key?

A corporate key is an 8-digit number uniquely associated with a company’s ACN. Your company needs only one corporate key.

Learn more about corporate keys

Last updated: 21/06/2017 05:00