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Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN)
A TIN is a unique ten digit identifying number allocated by Uganda Revenue Authority to prospective Taxpayers to enable them meet their tax obligations. The TIN is a legal requirement and it applies to all taxpayers regardless of their tax transactions.
Why do you need a TIN?
It enables you to:
Import or export goods within and out side Uganda.
Claim tax benefits that accrue to you e.g. tax refunds etc.
Access bank loans for amounts above 50 Million shillings.
Acquire a trading license from KCCA..
Register your Motor Vehicle First time Motor Vehicle Registration
Process land transactions above 50 Million Shillings.
URA is not responsible for any monies paid for services indicated as FREE.
Always submit necessary physical documents with relevant attachments to selected service centre to avoid delays and inconveniences.
URA will send your password and other communication to the email address provided on your application form.
URA is not liable to any fraudulent activities that may arise from:
Always submit correct and accurate information on the application form to avoid delays or inconveniences.
Access user guides for TIN registration below:
Government Institutions and Funded Projects
NGOs and CBOs
Guides on Filling in and submitting Annexures for the different Tax types
Annexure for VAT Registration
Annexure for LED Registration
Annexure for GBPT Registration
Related Service Guides:
Getting Help after Acquiring a TIN
Disclaimer: This catalogue is only a guide and should not be substituted for the Tax Laws, Rules and Guidelines. Always refer/consult the appropriate Tax Laws