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PTIN Renewal Checklist: What you need to get started

PTIN registration and renewal for 2014 are now open.

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Before you begin your PTIN renewal application, be sure you have the following available:

  • Personal information (name, mailing address)
  • Business information (name, mailing address)
  • Explanations for felony convictions (if any) 1
  • Explanations for problems with your U.S. individual or business tax obligations (if any) 1
  • Credit or debit card for the $63.00 PTIN user fee
  • If applicable, your supervisor's PTIN (view the Notice 2011-6 fact sheet for more information)
  • If applicable, any U.S.-based professional certification information (CPA, attorney, enrolled agent, enrolled retirement plan agent, enrolled actuary, certified acceptance agent, or state license) including certification number, jurisdiction of issuance, and expiration date

Note: Most PTIN correspondence is delivered through secure online messaging in your PTIN account. Use the most up-to-date email address when obtaining your PTIN to ensure that you receive our messages.


1 Felony convictions and discrepancies with your federal tax obligations may affect your ability to obtain a PTIN

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 30-Oct-2013