How to issue shares (Form 484C2)

Key words: Share Issue, Issue Shares, Issuing Shares, Share Issues, Issue of Shares 


How do I Issue Shares for a Company? 


The Share Issue Form 484C2 is accessible via Menu > Companies. Search for the Company and open full profile, hover over "Share Management", and select "Form 484C2 Share Issue":


A popup message with current Shareholdings will display, if these are not correct (prior to the transfer), select "Edit Registry" to resolve discrepancy. Alternatively, select "The Registry is Correct, Proceed" to proceed to the form:

When completing the form:

  • Form Details - Provides an overview of the Transfer of Shares form
  • Company Details - Reflects the Company Name, ACN and an option to select whether the Share Issue is in response to an Annual Statement. This information will be prefilled.
  • Shareholding 1 - Select an existing Shareholder to issue shares to, alternatively, select "New Shareholder" if they are not a existing Shareholder.
    Enter Share Class, Number of Shares and Amount Paid per Share.
    Enter in Date of Issue and certificate number (if you have it).
    Select "Add one more Shareholder" to issue another allotment of Shares to another Shareholder:
  • Issue of Shares
    Share Certificate Consolidation - Choose whether you would like new certificates created, or if they are an existing Shareholder, cancel the existing Share Certificates, and consolidate their Shares into a new Certificate:


  • Estimate page - Will provide you with the Shareholdings after the Share Issue is lodged

Once you have completed the form, you can prepare to send for signing, and lodge the form with ASIC.

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