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Welcome to the API and Data Exchange community of practice.

This is an open community for people in governmen to share experiences about working with government APIs. It doesn’t matter if you write them or use them, if you’re in government we want to hear about it.

This is also the place to talk about It’s an open source platform for government to advertise our APIs in one place, making it simple and clear for people looking for them. If you have questions, suggestions, or want to get involved, this is the place for you.

We are developing a platform to assist Financial Advisers onboard their clients. An integral part of this platform is verifying AFSL (Aust Financial Services License) holders and Financial Advisers through their ‘Authorised Representative Number’.

Is there an API to source this information for verification purposes? And if so, how do we make application for API access?

Please advise.



Hello Rogan,

Thanks for reaching out.

If you have a look at the thread where you first asked this question, you’ll see that someone from the community has given you a link that might be what you’re after.


Hello types. What’s the best way to hook up and have a chat? (I didn’t write to the email address as it’s ATO and I’m not sure what’s where and who’s doing what atm)

Hi Chris,
At the moment, the best way to get in touch is to email us at, or reach out here.