Business Names & Registration

Registering a Business Name

  • To Register and use Business Name: Registering and using your business name.
  • To Register National Business Name: National Business Name.
  • From July 2011 the ASIC will take over responsibility for the registration of business names and introduce a national registration service. Existing registered business names will automatically be transferred to the national system.
  • New businesses will need to obtain an ABN before they can register a national business name. Businesses will be able to use an online service to register national business names. The online application service will include a link to a trademarks search.

NSW Fair Trading will continue to regulate business names until 30 June 2011.

Registering an Internet domain name.