About Form 4419, Application for Filing Information Returns Electronically (FIRE)


Submit paper Form 4419 to revise current Transmitter Control Code (TCC) information or to request an additional TCC for a form type listed in Box 8.  

Current Revision

Form 4419 and Instructions  PDF            

Recent Developments

Form 4419 is mandated to be electronically filed when requesting an original TCC (first-time application). Submit an online Fill-in Form 4419 located within the FIRE System at https://fire.irs.gov/

Submit a paper Form 4419 (Rev. 5-2020) when you have an existing Transmitter Control Code (TCC) to:

  • Revise current TCC information
  • Request an additional TCC for a form type listed on Form 4419 Block 8

Due Date: Submit Form 4419 by November 1st of the year before information return(s) are due to ensure you are ready to electronically file. Form 4419 received after November 1st may not be processed in time to meet your electronic filing needs. Allow 45 days for processing.

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