Company Registration Frequently Asked Questions
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A director's identification number also known as Director's ID is a unique 15 digit identification number that is required under the Corporations Act to validate the identity a of director with the Australian Business Registry Services (ABRS). Directors Identification Numbers are required from 1st of November 2021 depending on when you were appointed as a director.
A Directors ID number belongs to you forever, even if you change companies, stop being a director, change your name or move interstate or overseas.
The Director’s ID number is intended to prevent the use of fraudulent or false director identities. It is important the identity of all directors are validated by the ABRS as this strengthens commercial relationships with employees, shareholders, consumers, creditors and regulators.
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