Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Get Tax Identification Number (TIN) Online in the Philippines

Ok.. My dilemma with Tax Identification Number (TIN) started when I wanted to become a member of the PAGIBIG and SSS. I couldn't push through my application because TIN was always needed. So I searched on how to register online (and was hoping that it's possible) and found a blog which offers a step by step instruction on how I can have my TIN with only a few clicks!

So, the first step is to go to the e-registration page of the BIR and scroll down. There you can see a form to be filled up.

The next step is to fill up the form and click the submit button. Then you will still have to fill other information like spouse name,dependents, etc.









What I can say with registering online is that it asks for a lot of information but compared to going physically to the nearest BIR office, getting Tax Identification Number (TIN) Online can save you the trouble of long lines, hot rooms and tiring application. Not to mention that I am facebooking while registering my TIN number. No SWEAT! :)

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  1. What if I Fill out a TIN for this certain company but after 2 weeks, I left but I dont Know what is my TIN.I needed it for my new job now.Can you give me some help regarding this ? thanks..

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    1. Go to your former company and ask the in charge for filing employee's records. it could be the hr then ask for your TIN. Or you can go directly to BIR,tell them you don't know your TIN and if they can give you your number. Bring valid id's just in case. :) hope it helps.

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    2. Hi. I had the same case. I am planning to left my company but I am worried that i won't be able to get my TIN 'coz they're the ones who processed it So I am confused.

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  2. the jcaptcha is fucking irritating.... repeating all the time...!!1 what is the correctword LOL

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  3. Kailangan ko ng TIN number ASAP. Sigurado po ba to ? TY

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  4. If i have an existing TIN number and I would like to get it without the hassle going to the place where I've been issued a number, is it possible to go online too?

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    1. I think this is just for first time applicants.. :(

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  5. I didn't get it. BIR online says that i have a similar record in the BIR database which means I may already have been previously registered with the BIR. So I still need to go there? still have way?

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    1. yes, you have to go there and get your TIN. just bring ids. :)

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  6. How about the reg payment? Are we gonna pay on the nearest BRI office if we are about to claim our tin? Thanks!

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    2. i'm sorry for the wrong information. When I said the issuance of TIN number is free, i was referring to my experience because I applied under EO 98 (securing a TIN to be able to transact with any government office). If you are required to pay after the online registration, you can go to Authorized Agent Banks (AABs) which is indicated on the email notification sent to you.

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  7. I went to the website and it says that the self-employed individuals can get their TIN online. How about the employees? Do I really need to let my employer get a TIN for me or should I just go to the BIR Office directly?

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    1. Hey Jessel, I never been a company employee so I can't offer you advice on this one. Though, my friend who is a company worker was given her TIN by the company she worked for and the other one I know, it was a prerequisite for him to comply before he got hired. So, I think it depends on your company. I hope this helps

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  8. I am an OFW currently in middle east, I am planning to invest in stock market.I applied TIN number through BIR online registration kaya lang FORM 1901 pala yung na filled up ko for professional or business purposes.

    Pwede ko ba e amend yung aplication ko from FORM 1901 to FORM 1904 since ako po ay OFW. While hindi ko pa ma amend kasi january 2015 pa bakasyun ko. Pwede na po ba ako maka pag start ng transaction sa col financial using the TIN number na nakuha ko sa BIR online registration?. wala ba akong penalty sa BIR pag magsimula ako sa stocks kahit di ko pa ma amend yung status ko?

    Thank you very much.


    Dexter:)

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    1. Dexter, only having 2 TIN is punishable by law. Since you did not get another TIN, you are not going to be penalized. However, because you applied for FORM 1901, you have to pay the annual registration of 500 and 15 pesos for the documentary stamp hru Authorized Agent Banks (AABs) located within the RDO indicated on the email notification or thru the following BIR-accredited payment facilities i.e., eFPS and G-Cash. Please check your email address for any instruction.

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  9. Nagtrabaho po ako sa semiconductor company nang higit 3 years. Pero hindi pa po naissuehan ng tin number. Sabi ng company hindi pa daw naiforward ng bir ung tin number ko. Malaki pa naman kaltas ko sa tax. Paano ba un BIR nagbabayad ako ng tax ng walang tin no.

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    1. Uh-oh.. really? 3 years and no TIN? something smells fishy.. I suggest you go to BIR and inquire if you really have your TIN and let them know you're paying tax but your company told you BIR did not issue TIN yet.. Bring all identification you have - birth certificate, ID, company id for verification...do it asap if you can :)

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  10. nag fill up po ako nang form sa ereg self employed then after ko mag fill up at sagutan ang few questions. ang sabi ay go to BIR for TIN application. ano po iyon? so ibig sabihin hindi parin ako nkapag pa register?

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    1. Hi, please check you email if you received email from the website confirming your application. If no email is received, i assume the application failed. thanks

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  11. Hi! I got my TIN way back when i was still a student because it was required for my driver's license. So i filled up the Form 1904 - Application for Registration for One-Time Taxpayer and Persons Registering under E.O. 98 (Securing a TIN to be able to transact with any Government Office) and I was given my TIN. Now i am being hired by a company and they are asking for my TIN, do i need to register for a new one? Or is my old TIN already VALID? Thank you for the help!

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    1. Yep, it's still valid. Having 2 TIN is punishable by law so your TIN number is still valid...

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  12. Hello po may friend po kc akong OFW gusto nya kumuha house & lot loan thru pag ibig need po kc s requirements ung TIN pro nakalimutan n ng friend ko ung TIN nya paano po b makakuha ulit ng number kung nasa ibang bansa po sya..tyvm..

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    1. Hi,
      Hindi pwedeng kumuha ulit kasi punishable by law. His TIN is still valid. Im not sure though but I think an immediate family of his can go to BIR with his ID and their ID too and state the purpose of looking over his TIN ID...

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  13. hi, pano po kumuha ng tin number yung unemployed? Sabi kasi sa website, pang self-employed lang yun.

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    1. Hi,
      Please go to your nearest BIR office. tell them the purpose and bring valid docs. :)

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  14. hi,triny ko yong TIN issuance for employee,bigla pong nagshotdown yong computer ko kaia dko po naprint ung confirmation na nakaregister nako.pero naisulat ko po ung TIN number. Paano ko ulit makikita ung mga data ?

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    2. Hi,

      Look for it in your email or go to the office and tell them what happened :) they will be able to guide you

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  15. Pano po kung OFW, ano po ilalagay ko sa page 4 'employer's tin'? wala nman po TIN yun current employer ko sa abroad

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  16. Pano po kung OFW, ano po ilalagay ko sa page 4 'employer's tin'? wala nman po TIN yun current employer ko sa abroad

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  18. Hi! mag fill up sana ako under E.O.98 , but na lilito ako sa mga sasagutan sa lower part ng form , i dont have business kase and i am unemployed too .. di ko alam isasagot ko sa mga business questions. sabi mo under E.O.98 ka din , ano po nilagay nyo? Thanks in advance =)

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  19. Hi,
    I am sorry but the ereg is for self-employed or those who have businesses. If you are unemployed, please go to the BIR office and state your purpose of obtaining TIN. thanks

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  20. hi....good day,

    tanong lang po.... pede po ba ma correct ung na miss na spelling sa name ko sa TIN ko?

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    1. I think you can just go to the nearest BIR office. thanks

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  21. Goodday! Can i have a TIN number if i still a minimum wage earner ? Im preparing for my second job.?Thanks GB

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  22. Gusto ko po kumuha ng TIN# kasi ung aapplyan kong company required nila agad ang mga requirements kailngn kompleto. Included po ang TIN# sa mga requirements. E wala pa po akong TIN# ma aari ba akong kumuha?? Even im not yet employed??...

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  23. hi! im ofw, gusto ko pong mg invest s stock market. pero kelangan po ng tin. if im applying a TIN. mgbbyad n rin po ba ako ng tax satin.

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  24. is it okay to give your TIN when applying for a new company?

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  25. hello good day..my brother needs his TIN asap but he had lost it and he's in Abu Dhabi now..how can we get hi TIN?pls help..thanks..

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  26. hello, i hope someone can help me with my case. I recently went to RDO 47 in Makati to have my TIN transferred to RDO 41 in Mandaluyong. They told me that my TIN was registered as single proprietor and asking me to pay penalty from 2007 to 2015. I remember signing up online when i was in makati way back 2007. I was 19yrs old that time and very stupid not knowing that what I'm signing up with is for business. I track my email and manage to get a form where bir sent after i finished my registration online way back 2007. It shows there things to do for my TIN to be valid. I never did that. How come RDO 47 says that my TIN is valid? Even my name in the online form is not correct. I don't have money to pay for the penalty and the reason why in transferring it to Mandaluyong is for job requirements. Can anyone help me please?

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  27. hi question ,pano po makakuha ng TIN number kelangan po kasi sa requirements.wala pa po kasi ako

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  28. Pano po pagkuha ng tin# magaaply aqo ng passport kailangan q tin # piro wala aqong company ano po riquerements

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  29. Pano po pagkuha ng tin# magaaply aqo ng passport kailangan q tin # piro wala aqong company ano po riquerements

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  30. Pano po pagkuha ng tin# magaaply aqo ng passport kailangan q tin # piro wala aqong company ano po riquerements

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  31. hi ask ko lng po ung about sa situation ko . hndi po ksi naibgay ng dti kong work ung tin ko. .now bngayn po ako ng new employer ko ng 1904. .ano po ung next step and mga attachments na kailngan ko. .thank you. .

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  32. mag two years na ko sa company ko at first job ko...hanggang ngayon wala pa ako tin id..sabi kasi nila sila na ang mag aasikaso dun kasi first job ko to..panu yun?...binabawasan ang sahud ko kahit wala ako tin number for two years?

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  33. kailangan ba lahat i fill up firstime ko lng. dko alam pano

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  34. Sir,

    I wanted to apply the TIN for my mother thru online. Do we need to submit the requirements like NSO birth certificate etc. to facilitate our request for TIN?

    Thank you.

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  35. Here's what appears every time i click the eReg... USELESS!!!

    Server has a weak ephemeral Diffie-Hellman public key

    ERR_SSL_WEAK_SERVER_EPHEMERAL_DH_KEY

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  36. Good pm! How do I pay? And where? Thanks. :)

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  37. I went to the BIR kanina and sabi nung sir hindi pa daw ako pwede kumuha because im unemployed? What the?!? I wanted to have all the requirements ready para kapag nagwork na ako hindi ko na aasikasuhin ang mga iyon (SSS number, TIN, number, Philhealth.) Sabi nya need daw ng supporting documents from company. Ang gulo lang.

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  38. Do you have any information for USA citizens looking for a USA TIN? I've only ever really found one website tin number for informaiton but I still don't know where to file at and your page says for philipens? please help thanks

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  39. Hello ! I went to the link that you posted and it said i already have a tin but i dont know it :"( what will i do to know my tin ? :"(

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  40. Please how to fix it?

    ERR_SSL_WEAK_SERVER_EPHEMERAL_DH_KEY

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  41. I cant access the E-reg, there was an error every time i tried to access it. I cant even open it! why is that???

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  42. try to remove http:// and then enter again

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  43. why i cant open the e-registration page of the BIR access?

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  44. i wm military personnel i wanted to get my TIN number online due to im lack of time to get it personnaly.thru online i cant acces e-reg.pls help me.ty

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  45. Hi. May old tin na ako from my previous company. Then lumipat ako sa other company nagawan nila ako ng another tin, without knowing na meron na talaga ako (new company) ngayon pinapacancel nila skin ung isa. Ano po ba ung better na ipacancel? Ung dti (w/o my middle name ) o ung bago (which is complete name)? Salamat

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  46. BAKIT WALANG DROP DOWN YUNG BRGY AYAW DI RIN TINATANGAP PAG TINYP MO

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  47. Paano ko malalaman if have an existing tin number na?

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  48. Pinakukuha ako ng employer ko ng TIN number then pumunta ako sa nearest BIR office to get one pero binigyan nila ako ng form 1902 to be filled-up daw by my employer. Bumalik na naman ako sa aking employer pinafill-up yung form then kumuha ng endorsement letter. Pagbalik ko sa BIR with all the documents, sabi nila sakin kailangan daw employer ang magreregister sakin para kumuha ng TIN number at online raw ang gagamitin nila magregister. Iniinsist naman ng employer ko na ako daw ang kukuha ng aking TINH number. Now i don't know what i will do. Help me please. I need your advice. :(

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  49. Bakit po hindi ma-open ang eRegistration System? i can't apply online po. I follow the instructions naman

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  50. after po ba magfill -up nung sa eReg., sa BIR na pupunta? thanks po

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  52. Hi! I got my TIN when I worked for a couple of months back in 2012. But I was unable to pay the 500 pesos reg fee.

    Is that TIN # still valid? How do I check it? I need it for work kasi sana.

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  53. hi. sanang magatanong pumunta kasi ako sa malapit na bir office samin and then binigyan ako ng form yung employer ko na daw bahala? so sila na ba talaga bahala dun o ako pa rin maglalakad?

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  54. hi. sanang magatanong pumunta kasi ako sa malapit na bir office samin and then binigyan ako ng form yung employer ko na daw bahala? so sila na ba talaga bahala dun o ako pa rin maglalakad?

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    1. sabi saken mag f-fill up mo lang ung mga details mo don tapos ibibigay mo sa employer un.. then sila na daw po maglalakad non.. ewan ko nga kung bakit ung ibang company dapat ung employee pa yung dapat mag process non eh -_-

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  55. Hi gud eve.,tanung ko lang bakit di po ako makapagregister para makakuha ng tin no.?

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  56. Masyado namang komplikado magregister sa BIR Online for TIN Application,, tang ina tlaga dito sa pinas mahirap na nga ang buhay lalo pang pinapahirap kahit sa simpleng bagay na lang ..

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    1. sinabi mo pa.. ung mga online registrations na yan para sa mga na employed na dati eh.. ang komplikado!

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  57. Hi, i already fill out information but it did not send the confirmation to my e-mail? is it not real time to send confirmation?

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  58. Ano po bang sasabihin kapag kukuha ng tin number I'd unemployed po ako Need ko po kasi ng valid I'd salamat po

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  59. Please visit BIR for TIN application. it always shows that message after masubmit? anong ibigsabihin po nyan?

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  60. hi ! pag unemployed po ba mag oonline reg. pa ?

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  61. hi tatanong ko lng pano ko malalaman kng may tin # n ba ako o wala? dalawa n kasi ang nging work ko d ko alam kng dalawang beses n b akong nagkaroon ng tin. ichechek ko lng po.. salamat

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  62. hi pwede po mag tanung kasi po kumuwa na ako nang form nang tin at naka fill up at ibinigay ko po dun sa company kasu umalis din po ako agad after 1 day mg ereg sna ako sa tin uli ksu sbi po meron na daw ako sa data base paano ko po malalaman yung tin number ko thank you po

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  63. hello po.just want ask kasi po sabi ng employer ko hndi daw nla ma register yong name ko wc means my existing tin nko however aa I went to BIR twice theu said wala po pa daw akong ti. wala.o sa record nla balik ako employer hndi tlaga nla ma register online kc o line po yong pg process ng tin, till now ng resign nko hndi.pa rin na sosolve ypng.prob ko about sa tin.BIR advised me to manuaaly enter my info.where my employer located and there.is a need for.the rd code kaso nga lang yong main office ng employer ko is manila bali branch nlang yong dto sa cebi so hndi pwedi ma change ing rd code.jelp please what to do.

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  64. hello. pwede po bang malaman kung may other document na pwede kong ipalit sa birth certificate? kasi po nagka mproblem po ang b.c ko mkaya di pa narehistro sa nso? paano kaya ako makakpag apply or makakapag register ng tin numberdahil kailangan ko po ng valid id.
    . salamat.

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  65. Pano po kumuha sa mga self employed ?

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  66. Pwede po kayang Kumuha na ko ng tin ngayon kahit wala pa kong trabaho para pag nag apply ako Reàdy na yung TIn ko ? Pwede ba yun ?

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  67. Kung na fill up ko na ung form at ung ibang blanks di ko pinill up ok na ba un.dahit wala nman akong bussiness at self employed po ako?pagkatapos po nun natanggal sa form.automatic na ba ung registraition ku non o babalik pa ako para mag fill up ulit?

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  68. Kung na fill up ko na ung form at ung ibang blanks di ko pinill up ok na ba un.dahit wala nman akong bussiness at self employed po ako?pagkatapos po nun natanggal sa form.automatic na ba ung registraition ku non o babalik pa ako para mag fill up ulit?

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  69. Hi asko ko lang fresh grad po ako gsto ko po sana kumuha ng tin number para ready na po requirements ko any one knows pano process nun?

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  70. Hi asko ko lang fresh grad po ako gsto ko po sana kumuha ng tin number para ready na po requirements ko any one knows pano process nun?

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