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In this article, we will list all the needed requirements to register a .AU domain name.

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Feb, 19

Register a .au domain

  • by Richard M
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Want your website to show off your Australian pride or simply targeting the Australian market? Here are the rules you need to follow to make it possible: 

  • .AU domain names are only available for registration to Australian entities or companies incorporated in Australia.

  • While adding a .AU Contact, you need to provide the following additional details about the registrant:

    EligibilityID Type : You need to choose an appropriate EligibilityID Type by selecting one of the following values.

    • Australian Company Number (ACN)

    • Australian Business Number (ABN)

    • Victoria Business Number (VIC BN)

    • New South Wales Business Number (NSW BN)

    • South Australia Business Number (SA BN)

    • Northern Territory Business Number (NT BN)

    • Western Australia Business Number (WA BN)

    • Tasmania Business Number (TAS BN)

    • Australian Capital Territory Business Number (ACT BN)

    • Queensland Business Number (QLD BN)

    • Trademark (TM)

    • ARBN

    • Other

       EligibilityID : Mention the ID of the EligibilityID Type you selected above and click the Confirm Eligibility button to validate the details submitted.

       Entity type : This will be automatically fetched depending on the EligibilityID Type and EligibilityID submitted above and will have one of the following values.

  • Commercial Statutory Body

  • Company

  • Incorporated Association

  • Partnership

  • Pending TM Owner

  • Foreign Company

  • Registered Business

  • Sole Trader

 

If you have selected EligibilityID type as Trademark, you need to select entity type as either Trademark Owner or Pending TM Owner.

  • Eligibility Name : This will be automatically fetched depending on the EligibilityID type and EligibilityID submitted above. This field will be displayed only for the following EligibilityID Type values.

    • Victoria Business Number (VIC BN)

    • New South Wales Business Number (NSW BN)

    • South Australia Business Number (SA BN)

    • Northern Territory Business Number (NT BN)

    • Western Australia Business Number (WA BN)

    • Tasmania Business Number (TAS BN)

    • Australian Capital Territory Business Number (ACT BN)

    • Queensland Business Number (QLD BN)

    If you have selected EligibilityID type as Trademark, you need to provide the Eligibility Name, which will be your company name.

  • Registrant Name : Depending on the EligibilityID Type and EligibilityID submitted above, this will be automatically fetched only for the following EligibilityID Type values.

    • Australian Company Number (ACN)

    • Australian Business Number (ABN)

    • ARBN

    In case of the remaining EligibilityID Type values, you need to enter the proprietor's name in this field. Note that the proprietor should be an individual.

  • Eligibility Reason : Select one of the following options to indicate how you are related to the Registration name you listed above and submit the form to register your .AU domain name:

    • Domain Name is an Exact Match OR Abbreviation OR Acronym of your Entity or Trading Name.

    • Close and substantial connection between the domain name and the operations of your Entity.

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