Pick up speed when applying for an ABN

Fast, online Australian Business Number application and Business Name registration

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ABN for Individuals

Register or reactivate an ABN as a sole-trader.

ABN for Company

Get an ABN for your registered company.

ABN for Partnerships

Register or reactivate ABN for partnerships.

ABN for Trusts

Fast ABN set up and reactivation for trusts.

More than just ABN registration, we go the extra mile

Register an ABN with Lawpath and lower the risk of running into legal problems.

Easy online registration

Complete your online application in under 5 minutes. Yes, it’s that fast. Our interactive form gives you all the information you need to complete your application, and our team is always here to help.

Verified ABN provider

When you register your ABN with Lawpath, you partner with a verified ABN provider. It means you’ll get your application processed properly and securely.

Expedited application

When applying for your ABN, we understand that you want to make sure that you go through a legitimate provider. This is why we’re proud to say that we’re a verified ABN provider, meaning that you can rest assured that your application will be processed properly and securely.

Register your Australian Business Number with Lawpath

You can apply for an ABN as long as you are an Australian resident for tax purposes and hold a current Tax File Number (TFN).

For any ABN registration

from $50

How it works


Lodge Your Application Online

Complete our easy online application in less than 5 minutes.


Your Application is Submitted

We submit your application to the ATO instantly, and ensure your application is expedited.


Receive Your Australian Business Number

Your ABN and supporting documentation will be delivered to your email within 24 hours.

Cancelled ABN?

If your ABN has been cancelled, Lawpath can reactivate this on your behalf. You can apply now using our form and your current ABN will be reactivated.

Frequently Asked Questions

An Australian Business Number (ABN) is a unique 11 digit number which the ATO will allocate to you. This number is used on your business documents and invoices
You need an ABN to receive all B2B payments, to register for PAYG and GST and to register a .com.au domain and business name(s). Having an ABN will also enhance the legitimacy of your business
You are entitled to an ABN if you are carrying on an enterprise in Australia, a company or making supplies connected with Australia’s indirect tax zone.
You will need to provide the following information when applying for your ABN:
  • Proof of identity
  • The reason you are applying for an ABN
  • The date you require the ABN to be effective from
  • Your Tax File Number (TFN)
  • Where your business is located
  • Details of any officeholders in your business
  • The industry your business will operate in
  • The activities your business will engage in

Your ABN may be delayed if:

  • There are problems with the verification of your identity,
  • You have an overdue tax return,
  • Already have applied for an ABN, or
  • A previous application has been rejected.
If your application has been rejected, you have the option to dispute it within 60 days. You should detail why you are objecting to the decision and provide supporting documentation. Please note that we do not provide refunds for rejected applications.

Need additional assistance?

Our experienced lawyers are here to help.

Call us on 1800 529 728

Our support and sales teams are available to take your call at any time between 9:00am to 6:00pm from Mondays to Fridays.