Knowing my TIN

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Dear Uganda Revenue Authority (URA),
Please advise me on how I can get to know my TIN number if I have one, and if not, how do I get it please? Thanks.

Yours faithfully,

Kisembo Samuel

Uganda Revenue Authority, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)


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Looking to apply for a
Tax Identification
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TIN will enable you;

o Import or export
goods within and
outside Uganda.
o Claim tax benefits
that accrue to you
e.g. tax refunds
o Access bank loans
for amounts above 50
Million shillings.
o Acquire a license
from any Government
o Register your Motor
Vehicle First-time
Vehicle Registration

o Process land
transactions above
50 Million Shillings

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Dear Samuel,

It’s so unfortunate that you forgot your TIN,

Kindly Download the URA App from the Google Store,

Install the App on your Smartphone and Open it,

Tap on your language of choice ,

Agree to the Terms and Conditions by tapping on “I AGREE” ,

Enter in the Email Address or Phone Number you used while registering for your TIN,

In the Drop Down “SELECT TAXPAYER TYPE” Choose “INDIVIDUAL” and then Tap submit.

The URA App will show the details of your TIN.

If you do not have a TIN, you can apply for one through our website by following the attached guide

Incase this is not possible, kindly call us on our toll free line 0800117000

Thank you so much

Uganda Revenue Authority.

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