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Obtaining a Taxpayer Identification Number(TIN)

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Eligibility
Those who are liable to pay Income Tax, Value Added Tax (VAT), Nation Building Tax (NBT), Economic Service Charges (ESC). Pay As You Earn tax (PAYE) and Stamp Duty or should be Importer/Exporter.

Places from where Applications can be Obtained
  1. Taxpayer Service Unit (TSU) (1st Floor, South Wing, Department of Inland Revenue, Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02.)
  2. IRD Metropolitan or Regional Offices Island wide.
  3. IRD Web Portal (via: e-Services)
Applications
  • Application Form for Taxpayer Registration (For Company)
  • Application Form for Taxpayer Registration (For Individual and Proprietorship)
  • Application Form for Taxpayer Registration (For Partnership / Joint Venture / Project)
  • Application Form for Taxpayer Registration (For NGO / Charity / Co-op /Associations & Clubs / Semi Government Institutions / Government Institutions / Provident Fund / Trust / Embassy / High Commissions / Others)
Process of Submitting Applications
  1. Taxpayer Service Unit (TSU) (1st Floor, South Wing, Department of Inland Revenue, Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02.)
  2. IRD Metropolitan or Regional Offices Island wide.
  3. IRD Web Portal (via e-Services)
Fees Payable for Obtaining Application Forms
Nil
Hours for Submitting Applications
From 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Fees Payable for Obtaining the Service
Nil
Time Taken for Providing the Service (Ordinary Service and Priority Service)
In respect of the duly completed applications along with the required documents, the certificate will be issued within 20 minutes.
Supporting Documents Required
  1. If an Individual Business or partnership
ii. Photocopy of the National Identity Card of the owner/partners
  1. If Limited Company Registered Under Companies Act 7 of 2007
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ii. Certification of Registration
iii. Form 1 certified by Register of Companies.
iv. Form 40, Form 41
  1. Commercial invoice and Bill of Lading for the purpose of import activities.
  2. In case of Export activities, Export License issued by Export Development Board.
  3. Photocopies of all the documents requested should be furnished with the application.
  4. The application form issued by this section for companies should be signed by a director and that signature should be confirmed by the Memorandum of association or form 48. / Form 1 and Articles of association.
  5. In case of Income Tax payers, the receipt of last payment.(If Applicable)
Staff Officers in-charge of the Service

Designation
Name
Division
Tel.No.
Fax.
Assessor
Assessor
Mr. A.A. Wickramathilake
Mrs. S.A.E.R. Suraweera
Tax Payer Service Unit
Tax Payer Service Unit
+94-11-3009018
+94-11-3009288
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Officers are transferred under the annual transfer scheme.
Exceptions or instances outside the above requirements and special information.

For obtaining the certificate
  • In case of Particular business, the owner should come.
  • In case of a partnership one of the partners should come.
  • In case of a company the director should come.
when any others person comes he should submit a proper letter of authority.
Completed Specimen Application Form

 

 
 
 
 

Organization Information

Department of Inland Revenue

Inland Revenue Building,
Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha,
P.O. Box 515
Colombo 02.


Mr. S.S.D. Weerasekara
Telephones:+94 11 2 135135
Fax Nos:+94 11 2 337777
Email:cgir@ird.gov.lk
Website: www.ird.gov.lk

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Last Updated On: 2019-06-06 11:34:11
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