If you don’t need your business name anymore, you'll need to tell the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC).

The ASIC website provides information on:

  • things to consider before you apply to cancel
  • step-by-step instructions to cancel your business name
  • details of what happens after you apply to cancel.

Cancel your business name

To cancel your business name online through the ASIC website, you’ll need:

Cancel your business name

What happens after you cancel

Once ASIC receives your request to cancel your business name, it will formally notify:

  • the business name holder of the cancellation
  • any other people in the business names register

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