Share Certificate
['main part' of company name] ['name ending'] [if ACN named company, leave this line blank]
ACN - ____ ____ ____ [if ACN named company, insert 'name ending' here]
(registered under the Corporations Act 2001)

This is to certify that

[full name of member(s)/shareholder(s)]

is/are the registered holder(s) of

[Number & class of shares - e.g. '100 Ordinary shares']

in the abovementioned company,

being the share(s) having the share (serial) numbers from

[the 'from' serial number as per the 'Register of Members']


[the 'to' serial number as per the 'Register of Members']

inclusive, and that

[Amount UNPAID per share - if fully paid insert 'Nil']

remains unpaid per share.

Executed on behalf of the company

(Director(s)/ Secretary(s) to sign above as appropriate
- see Notes 2, 3 and 4 below.)

Date: ____ /____ /____




  1. Generally speaking, a company has 2 months to issue share certificates - section 1071H(1) of the Corporations Act 2001.
  2. If the company has only one director, then this share certificate may be signed merely by that sole director - see sections 124(1), 127(1), 127(4), 198E(1) and 204A(1) of the Corporations Act 2001.
  3. If the company has two directors or a director and a secretary, then any two of them may sign this share certificate - sections 127(1)(a) of the Corporations Act 2001.
  4. This share certificate does not need to be signed/executed under a common/company seal - sections 127(1) and 127(4) of the Corporations Act 2001 and noting, per section 123(1) of the Corporations Act 2001, that a company need not have a common/company seal.   Copyright © 2000