Form W-12: Paper Application Process (Individuals Without SSNs)

If you already began your PTIN application and submitted the user fee using the online PTIN sign-up system, you must also submit either:

Form 8945 (PTIN Supplemental Application For U.S. Citizens Without A Social Security Number Due To Conscientious Religious Objection)

or

Form 8946 (PTIN Supplemental Application For Foreign Persons Without A Social Security Number).

You must include your PTIN application number from the online PTIN system and submit it with your completed Form 8945 or Form 8946 to the address on the form.  The application number and completed form must be accompanied with the proper supporting documentation as stated in the form instructions.  If you do not provide the proper supporting documentation as required in the Form 8945 or 8946 instructions, you will not be assigned a PTIN.

 

 


If you do not have a Social Security Number and wish to complete your PTIN application entirely on paper, you must submit the following:

Form W-12 (PTIN Application)

and

Form 8945 (PTIN Supplemental Application For U.S. Citizens Without A Social Security Number Due To Conscientious Religious Objection)

or

Form 8946 (PTIN Supplemental Application For Foreign Persons Without A Social Security Number).

The completed forms must be accompanied with the proper supporting documentation as stated in the form instructions.  If you do not provide the proper supporting documentation as required in the Form 8945 or 8946 instructions, you will not be assigned a PTIN.