How to create an account

You can create a PPSR account in five easy steps. There is no fee to set up or maintain an account.

You will be required to nominate an account administrator.

Create your account

Go to PPSR - Create account customer.

Step 1: Account details

Read and accept to the account customer terms and conditions. (Click on the following GIF animation for a visual demonstration)

Demonstration on how to accept terms and conditions

Enter your account customer name.

Enter your mailing address.

Enter the account customer identifier (e.g. ABN, ACN, ARBN or ARSN) if relevant. Verify the identifier.

Enter contact details for the account. The account contact can be someone who looks after the financial aspects of the business.

Click next.

Step 2: User details

A key contact must be nominated for the account.

Choose if the key contact is a PPSR user or not.

Nominate if the contact is the account administrator.

If the key contact is not a PPSR user, you will need to enter details for the account administrator.

Click next.

Step 3: Account preferences

Select and enter the following account preferences:

Preference

What it means

Maximum number of search transactions per day

Choose the maximum number of search transactions that the account can complete each day. You must choose a value greater than 0.

Maximum number of registration transactions per day

Choose the maximum number of registration transactions that the account can complete each day. You must choose a value greater than 0.

Password expiry time

Choose the amount of time before an account user must reset their password. You cannot specify a time less than the default expiry time of 90 days.

Password expiry notification time

Choose when the PPSR notifies account users that their account login is about to expire. You cannot make the notification time more than the default time of 10 days before the password expiry date.

Mode of password notification

Choose how the PPSR notifies account users of their password. The choices are to display the password onscreen or email the password to account users.

Account payment type

Choose how you will pay for your account transactions. You can choose between pay as you go and pre-pay. You can apply to become a credit customer after creating your PPSR account.

Send financial statements/tax invoices

Choose how often the PPSR will email financial statements and tax invoices to you. The choices are:

  • never
  • monthly
  • monthly (suppress if nil balance/nil activity)*                
  • every transaction

Only PPSR accounts with the payment type of pay as you go can choose to send their financial statements and tax invoices for every transaction. Pay as you go do not receive monthly statements.

Only PPSR accounts with the payment types of credit and pre-pay will receive monthly statements.

*If the PPSR account is not used within a billing month and there are no monies outstanding, credit and pre-pay account customers will not receive monthly statements.

Email address for financial statements/tax invoice

The PPSR will send financial statements and tax invoices to this email address.

Click next .

Step 4: Review

Check all information, ensuring it is all correct.

If it is correct, click create account customer.

Step 5: Confirmation

If you selected your mode of password notification to be onscreen:

Your account customer number, username and password will be displayed, along with the name of the administrator.

If you select to have your password notification on screen, these account details will not be emailed to you. You will need to print this screen.

If you selected your mode of password notification to be - email directly to user:

Your account customer number and username will be displayed.

Your password notification will be emailed to you.

Account administrator roles and responsibilities

Once the PPSR account has been established the account administrator can manage the account, set up groups and permissions and users for this account, and change account details.