How the AUSkey works
AUSkey is a whole of government authentication and authorisation service. AUSkey identifies a business user that access government online services on behalf of a business. The USI Registry System is one of those government online services that uses AUSkey to provide a common secure login credential.
An AUSkey is required whether using the organisation portal or system-to-system web services.
Often your AUSkey Associate is located in your HR or Finance area or head of your organisation.
Types of AUSkeys
How you choose to connect to the USI Registry System will dictate the type of AUSkey required.
A Standard AUSkey is required for this option or you can use your myGov username and password to access the USI Registry System, by linking your myGov credentials to the ABN of your organisation. To learn more about this option click here.
See the Australian Business Register’s website https://abr.gov.au/AUSkey for additional information on AUSkeys
Web Services – Your Student Management System connects directly to the USI Registry System
A Device AUSkey is required for this option, see the Australian Business Register’s website https://abr.gov.au/AUSkey for additional information on AUSkeys
An AUSkey can be requested from the Australian Business Register (ABR) free of charge. To be eligible for an AUSkey, your business must have an Australian Business Number (ABN).
For detailed information on AUSkey including how to register for, install and use an AUSkey, visit the Australian Business Register website.
For more information on troubleshooting AUSkey problems visit the Technical Help Desk on the ATO website