An XML interface to ABN Lookup is available to registered users. Using this facility, you can integrate ABN Lookup
validation and data into your own applications.
If you are familiar with Web Services,
the supported operations and service descriptions (WSDL) can be found at:
Access to the ABN Lookup web services is free of charge.
To learn more, please read the information below as it contains important information about what the ABN Lookup web services offers.
Before registering for access to the ABN Lookup web services please read the following answers to common questions to better understand whether the ABN Lookup web services
will meet your needs.
Is registration required to search the ABN Lookup web site?
No, you do not need to register for access to the ABN Lookup web services to:
- verify ABN information on the ABN Lookup web site
- search for matching names on the ABN Lookup web site
- use the free tools available for download from the ABN Lookup web site.
To verify ABN information or search the ABN Lookup web site, enter the ABN or name in the box in the top right of each screen and press search.
For multiple ABN/name searches try the free ABN Lookup tools.
Can I update my ABN details using the ABN Lookup web services?
Again the answer is no. Additionally:
- you cannot apply for an ABN using the ABN Lookup web services
- you cannot update ABN details using the ABN Lookup web services
- only the publicly available information about an ABN is available through the ABN Lookup web services.
What do the ABN Lookup web services offer?
The ABN Lookup web services provide a read-only, XML interface to the ABN Lookup data. This allows you to integrate ABN Lookup data into your own internal computer applications.
Importantly, to integrate the ABN Lookup web services, you need a working knowledge of computer application development languages and tools.
How to register for web services
If you have read and understood the limitations above and are interested in obtaining access to the ABN Lookup web services,
please complete the registration form.
Once we have processed your registration, we will send you an email containing a globally unique identifier (GUID) that allows access to the ABN Lookup web services.
Updating your web services contact details
We use your contact details to keep you informed of new features and planned outages for the ABN Lookup web services.
Once you have your GUID you can use it to
update your contact details to help us keep in touch.