Here is the new URA TIN registration process – how to apply for a TIN

URA announced that it had made changes to its TIN registration process with simplified web-based steps which was a sigh of relief for many taxpayers. In this article, we take a look at how to apply for a TIN with the new URA TIN registration process.

A number of changes were made like the removal of referee and alternate contact person detail, the requirement of unique and email and upload of attachments, no documents required if the person has a valid NIN and more. These changes were made to the old process which involved using a Microsoft Excel Template that was quite complex for those who tried to register.

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Simple steps to follow under the new URA TIN registration process

Go to and click on eServices.

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Select the type of registration that applies whether Individual/ Non-Individual / Group Registration.

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Before you proceed to officially start your TIN application process, you are requested to read through the ‘Taxpayer Rights’, ‘Taxpayer Obligations’, ‘Requirements for Individual applicant’, ‘Requirements for Non-Individual Applicant’ and ‘Instructions’.

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Enter your email address and choose the type of TIN application(Individual or Non-Individual) you are going to do before your click the Proceed button.

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A unique number code will be emailed to you; copy the code and enter it into the next area to continue.

Fill out all of the required information on the various tab pages and submit your application when finished. With this new process, you can save changes and return to continue with the process later.

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