Registering for Centrelink Business Online Services

It's easy to register your organisation for Centrelink Business Online Services (CBOS) online.

You can register these services online:

When you register for the Paid Parental Leave scheme, you’ll be able to give out Employment Separation Certificates.

Registering takes less than 10 minutes if you use your Administrator AUSkey. If you don’t have an AUSkey, we’ll need to check the details you give us. Checking it can take up to 5 business days.

When you start registering, you must finish it in 1 sitting. You can’t save and come back later.

We’ll ask you for some details about your business and the services you need.

Please respond to the page displayed within 14 minutes. After that, the system will time out to maintain security and privacy. If it times out, you’ll need to start again.

Before you start

You’ll need all of these:

  • your organisation's ABN
  • your organisation’s AUSkey, this will help you register faster
  • your organisation's name and business address
  • your name and contact details
  • name and contact details of your organisation’s main business user if it isn’t you
  • name and contact details of the authorised person, if it isn’t you.

We’ll access the Australian Business Register to confirm the details you give us during your registration.

Start registration now

Who can help

For assistance and support, contact us.

Page last updated: 20 September 2019