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ABN Lookup

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Getting started

Registration

Search by ABN

Search by ASIC number

Search by Name

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Web services response

Exceptions

Reference data

Data dictionary

Sample code and resources

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Data dictionary

The tables below summarise the field lengths and data types of the ABN attributes returned by the ABN Lookup web services. For more information refer to the ABN Lookup web services schema (18 KB ZIP).

Important: We recommend that you avoid use of Trading Names (mainTradingName and otherTrading Name) as these have not been updated since 2012 and will be retired in 2018.

request/identifierSearchRequest

Element NameMax LengthType
authenticationGUID50string
identifierType4string
identifierValue11numeric
history1string

response

Element NameMax LengthType
dateRegisterLastUpdated10date
dateTimeRetrieved33datetime

businessEntity

Element NameMax LengthType
recordLastUpdatedDatedate
ABN/identifierValue11numeric
ABN/isCurrentIndicator1string
ABN/replacedIdentifierValue11numeric
ABN/replacedFrom10date
entityStatus/entityStatusCode9string
entityStatus/effectiveFrom10date
entityStatus/effectiveTo10date
ASICNumber9numeric
entityType/entityTypeCode4string
entityType/entityDescription100string
goodsAndServicesTax/effectiveFrom10date
goodsAndServicesTax/effectiveTo10date
mainName/organisationName200string
mainName/effectiveFrom10date
mainName/effectiveTo10date
legalName/givenName40string
legalName/otherGivenName100string
legalName/familyName40string
legalName/effectiveFrom10date
legalName/effectiveTo10date
mainBusinessPhysicalAddress/stateCode3string
mainBusinessPhysicalAddress/postcode12string
mainBusinessPhysicalAddress/effectiveFrom10date
mainBusinessPhysicalAddress/effectiveTo10date
mainTradingName/organisationName200string
mainTradingName/effectiveFrom10date
mainTradingName/effectiveTo10date
otherTradingName/organisationName200string
otherTradingName/effectiveFrom10date
otherTradingName/effectiveTo10date

businessEntity200506

Element NameMax LengthType
charityType/charityTypeDescription100string
charityType/effectiveFrom10date
charityType/effectiveTo10date
taxConcessionCharityEndorsement/endorsementType100string
taxConcessionCharityEndorsement/effectiveFrom10date
taxConcessionCharityEndorsement /effectiveTo10date

businessEntity200709

Element NameMax LengthType
superannuationStatus/complyingCode20string
superannuationStatus/complyingDescription50string
superannuationStatus/regulator15string
mainPostalPhysicalAddress/stateCode3string
mainPostalPhysicalAddress/postcode12string
mainPostalPhysicalAddress/addressLine160string
mainPostalPhysicalAddress/addressLine260string
mainPostalPhysicalAddress/suburb50string
mainPostalPhysicalAddress/countryName100String

businessEntity201205

Element NameMax LengthType
businessName/organisationName200string
businessName/effectiveFrom10date
businessName/effectiveTo10date

businessEntity201408

Element NameMax LengthType
dgrEndorsement/itemNumber15string
ACNCRegistration/status10string
ACNCRegistration/effectiveFrom10date
ACNCRegistration/effectiveTo10date


Last edited: 19 May 2020, 08:48:20