Board of Inland Revenue (BIR) Number

Tags: BIR Number, Individual Income Tax Number, Company File Number, PAYE Number, VAT Registration, individual, business

Introduction

A BIR Number is an identification number used by the Board of Inland Revenue (BIR) in the administration of tax laws.

Types of BIR Numbers

  • Individual Income Tax File Number
  • Company File Number
  • PAYE Number
  • VAT Registration

Do I need one?

A BIR Number must be furnished on returns, statements, any other tax related documents, and most communication with the Board of Inland Revenue.

What is Needed?

The following, depending on the purpose (click to expand)

Individual Income Tax File Number
Company File Number
  • Completed form AOI-002
  • Valid form of identification for every Directory of the company
PAYE Number
  • Completed form AOI-002
  • Valid form of identification for every Directory of the company
VAT Registration
  • Completed form AOI-002
  • Valid form of identification for every Directory of the company
  • Documentary evidence of income above the VAT threshold

Where is it available?

This service is available at the following locations

Is this available online?

Individual

Yes, Simply click here to register for a BIR number through e-TAX.

Company File Number/ PAYE Number/ VAT Registration

Yes, but only if you are already registered for TTBizLink through TTConnect. Simply log in with your TTConnect username and password.