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How Do I Update my Registered Office Address?

How Do I Update my Registered Office Address?

Recently moved premises? Find out how to update your company's addresses.

21st December 2017
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Throughout the life of your company, it is likely that you will need to make changes to your company, for example you may move premises. All registered companies in Australia must have a registered office address. If you are moving premises, an officeholder must advise ASIC within 28 days of the move to avoid late penalties.

How do I update my registered office address?

Any changes to your company after registration must be made through ASIC Connect. The ASIC Corporate Key gives an officeholder online access to the company and allows changes to be made after registration, including changing company addresses. You can make this update by following this process:

  1. Register for online access with your ASIC Corporate key.
  2. Simply log on to ASIC Connect.
  3. Select ‘Start new form’ and select ‘Change to company details’.

ASIC Connect allows you make to another changes to company addresses, including:

  • The address of their registered office and principal place of business;
  • The residential address of each officeholder;
  • The residential address of each member of a proprietary company ( if there are less than 20 members);
  • The company’s contact address (if it chooses to have one).

Company officeholders must inform ASIC of any changes to your address within 28 days of making the change, late fees will apply. For more information and a step by step guide on how to change company addresses, check out ASIC’s guide.

Can I make other updates to my company?

Yes you are able to make many changes to your company online through ASIC Connect, including:

Company officeholders must inform ASIC of any changes to your address within 28 days of making the change, late fees will apply.

Need more information about updating your company addresses? Contact a LawPath consultant on 1800 529 728 to learn more about customising legal documents, obtaining a fixed-fee quote from our lawyer marketplace or any other legal needs.

Author
Zachary Swan

Zac is a consultant at Lawpath, Australia’s largest and fastest growing online legal platform. Since joining Lawpath, Zac has assisted 1000s of startups and small business’s with their legal needs.