How to Apply and Get Tax Identification Number-TIN Online in 2 minutes

By | September 8, 2020
Tax Identification Number-TIN Online

Are you desperate need of the Ghanaian Tax Identification Number? Here is a simple guide to get Tax Identification Number-TIN Online in less than 3 minutes, here is a proof below!

What is a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN)?

The Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) is a unique Identification number issued to taxpayers and potential taxpayers. Getting a TIN is free. To pay tax, one must get a TIN. It is an offence to not have a TIN as a taxpayer.

Reasons to get a TIN

You must have a TIN to:

  • Register your business with the Registrar-General’s Department,
  • Do business with the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA),
  • Open a bank account,
  • Register your vehicle,
  • Get a passport,
  • Register land,
  • Clear goods from a port or airport,
  • Get a drivers’ licence.

How to get a TIN

Before you start

You need a coloured copy of any of the following documents to apply:

  • Valid Drivers’ License,
  • Valid Passport,
  • Voters ID,
  • National Identification Card,

For companies you will need documents such as:

  • Certificate of incorporation,
  • Commencement certificate,
  • Partnership certificate,
  • External company letter

Apply and Get Tax Identification Number-TIN Online

Getting your TIN online You can complete a simple form online “Online TIN Form. If your registration is successful you will get an email from GRA. GRA will tell you by SMS when your certificate is ready. You will need to collect your certificate from your local Domestic Tax Revenue Division office

Other ways to get your TIN

You can download a TIN form and either email your completed form to [email protected] or take it to your local Domestic Tax Revenue Division office .

You can also go to any GRA Domestic Tax Revenue Division office. to complete a paper TIN form.

GRA will tell you by SMS when your certificate is ready. You’ll need to collect your certificate from your Domestic Tax Revenue Division office.How long will it take to get my TIN?

The Law provides for 21 days to process TIN. You should therefore get your TIN certificate within 21 days.However, if you don’t then you should:

  • go to your Domestic Tax Revenue Division office
  • email the GRA Head Office,
  • WhatsApp to 0200631664 or 0552990000.

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