Productivity / Professional development

Cancel your business name in your state or territory

Contact the consumer affairs or fair trading body in your state or territory to cancel your business name.

Cancel your business name in your state or territory

Australian Capital Territory

  • Complete the cessation of business name form (PDF, 0.05MB) when you cease to carry on business under your registered business name. It should be lodged within 14 days of the cessation, however the Office of Regulatory Services may extend this period.

New South Wales

Northern Territory

  • In the Northern Territory you’re required to complete the Notice of cessation of business form (Word, 0.06MB) when your business ceases operations under a business name. For further information please phone the Department of Justice on (08) 8946 9530.


South Australia



Western Australia

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