ABRXMLSearch

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SearchByABNStatus

Search for ABNs by postcode and selected status. Returns a list of matching ABNs.

Test

To test the operation using the HTTP GET protocol, complete the form and click the 'Invoke' button.

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SOAP 1.1

The following is a sample SOAP 1.1 request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /AbrXmlSearch.asmx HTTP/1.1
Host: abr.business.gov.au
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length
SOAPAction: "http://abr.business.gov.au/ABRXMLSearch/SearchByABNStatus"

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <soap:Body>
    <SearchByABNStatus xmlns="http://abr.business.gov.au/ABRXMLSearch/">
      <postcode>string</postcode>
      <activeABNsOnly>string</activeABNsOnly>
      <currentGSTRegistrationOnly>string</currentGSTRegistrationOnly>
      <entityTypeCode>string</entityTypeCode>
      <authenticationGuid>string</authenticationGuid>
    </SearchByABNStatus>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <soap:Body>
    <SearchByABNStatusResponse xmlns="http://abr.business.gov.au/ABRXMLSearch/">
      <ABRPayloadSearchResults>
        <request />
        <response>
          <usageStatement>string</usageStatement>
          <dateRegisterLastUpdated>date</dateRegisterLastUpdated>
          <dateTimeRetrieved>dateTime</dateTimeRetrieved>
        </response>
      </ABRPayloadSearchResults>
    </SearchByABNStatusResponse>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>

SOAP 1.2

The following is a sample SOAP 1.2 request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /AbrXmlSearch.asmx HTTP/1.1
Host: abr.business.gov.au
Content-Type: application/soap+xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap12:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap12="http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope">
  <soap12:Body>
    <SearchByABNStatus xmlns="http://abr.business.gov.au/ABRXMLSearch/">
      <postcode>string</postcode>
      <activeABNsOnly>string</activeABNsOnly>
      <currentGSTRegistrationOnly>string</currentGSTRegistrationOnly>
      <entityTypeCode>string</entityTypeCode>
      <authenticationGuid>string</authenticationGuid>
    </SearchByABNStatus>
  </soap12:Body>
</soap12:Envelope>
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/soap+xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap12:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap12="http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope">
  <soap12:Body>
    <SearchByABNStatusResponse xmlns="http://abr.business.gov.au/ABRXMLSearch/">
      <ABRPayloadSearchResults>
        <request />
        <response>
          <usageStatement>string</usageStatement>
          <dateRegisterLastUpdated>date</dateRegisterLastUpdated>
          <dateTimeRetrieved>dateTime</dateTimeRetrieved>
        </response>
      </ABRPayloadSearchResults>
    </SearchByABNStatusResponse>
  </soap12:Body>
</soap12:Envelope>

HTTP GET

The following is a sample HTTP GET request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

GET /AbrXmlSearch.asmx/SearchByABNStatus?postcode=string&activeABNsOnly=string&currentGSTRegistrationOnly=string&entityTypeCode=string&authenticationGuid=string HTTP/1.1
Host: abr.business.gov.au
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<ABRPayloadSearchResults xmlns="http://abr.business.gov.au/ABRXMLSearch/">
  <request />
  <response>
    <usageStatement>string</usageStatement>
    <dateRegisterLastUpdated>date</dateRegisterLastUpdated>
    <dateTimeRetrieved>dateTime</dateTimeRetrieved>
  </response>
</ABRPayloadSearchResults>

HTTP POST

The following is a sample HTTP POST request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /AbrXmlSearch.asmx/SearchByABNStatus HTTP/1.1
Host: abr.business.gov.au
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: length

postcode=string&activeABNsOnly=string&currentGSTRegistrationOnly=string&entityTypeCode=string&authenticationGuid=string
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<ABRPayloadSearchResults xmlns="http://abr.business.gov.au/ABRXMLSearch/">
  <request />
  <response>
    <usageStatement>string</usageStatement>
    <dateRegisterLastUpdated>date</dateRegisterLastUpdated>
    <dateTimeRetrieved>dateTime</dateTimeRetrieved>
  </response>
</ABRPayloadSearchResults>