How To Get BIR Tax Identification Number (TIN) Online

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) was established on August 1, 1904.

Its basic task are reduction and collection of all internal revenue taxes, fees, charges and enforcement of forfeitures, penalties, and fines connected therewith.

With the emerging of technology today, BIR now has an online system where self-employed netizens can get their Tax Identification Number (TIN) online thru eREG website.

The eREG or eREGISTRATION system is a web application or website where many taxpayer services like TIN issuance, payment of registration fee and issuance of Certificate of Registration can

be done online.

The eREG has an integrated technology called (eTIN) or Electronic Tax Identification Number that offers a convenient access to get or apply for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) thru your pc.

eREG online

Here are the requirements to get your eTIN online:

  • Individuals who are Self-employed (e.g. Single Proprietors and Professionals)
  • Individuals who are Mixed Income Earners (e.g. Employee and single proprietor and/or professional at the same time)
  • Employees
  • Individuals who are qualified under Executive No. 98

To apply for TIN number online, you should have a valid email address where you can use to submit the online form that you need to fill out and receive further instructions from eREG.

Note, you are only allowed to get one (1) TIN number and that’s permanent under your name.

You cannot have more than one TIN number which is criminally punishable by law.

If you already have a TIN number and you only forget it, you can visit your nearest BIR Regional District Office (RDO) in your place and make sure to bring a valid ID to have them check if there’s

TIN Number issued under your name.

Please follow the steps below to get your TIN number online, only if you don’t have one yet.

Steps how to get TIN number online:

1. Go to BIR eReg website (

2. You’ll see the registration form right away at the bottom the page, fill up the form and make sure it’s accurate.

TIN number Online

3. Please double check all the details you’ve entered all are correct then click “submit” to complete the registration.

4. And you’re done! The last step is to wait for the email from BIR regarding the issuance of your TIN number.


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