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Authorized IRS e-file Provider Locator Service For Tax Professionals

About the Database and Locator Service


The "Authorized IRS e-file Provider" database is a nationwide listing of all businesses which have been accepted to participate in the electronic filing (IRS e-file) program.

This service allows you to:

  • Identify and locate different types of Authorized IRS e-file Providers through interactive searches (e.g., Electronic Return Originators (EROs), Transmitters, Software Developers, and Service Bureaus).
  • Download comma delimited text files by state or region for creating mailing lists using data base software packages. See "Downloading Comma Delimited Text Files" below.


Providers currently enrolled in the IRS e-file use e-services e-file application via the Internet to update their database information. See "Updating the Authorized IRS e-file Provider Database" below.


How to Search for a Provider


This interactive search allows you to enter the first three, four, or all five digits of a zip code. Entering the first three digits of a zip code will search a wider geographical area than entering 4 or 5 digits.


Example: In Nebraska, a search using the first 3 digits of the zip code (e.g., 681) will display Providers for most of Omaha. A search using all 5 digits (e.g., 68110) will display Providers for a specific post office in Omaha.


Search results will be sorted in alphabetical order by the business name.


Note: The inclusion in this database does not constitute any endorsement by the IRS of the e-file Providers listed in this database or any of the products or services that they provide. You should always be sure to conduct your own due diligence when selecting an e-file Provider.


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Choose Provider Type



Enter the first 3, 4 or all 5 numbers of a zip code

Downloading Comma Delimited Text Files


Information about each provider is stored in the database as a long string of text or a "record", with each element of the record separated by commas (e.g., "IRS","1111 Constitution Ave NW",).


The comma delimited text files contain "records" grouped by state or region. These text files can be imported into database software packages and used to create mailing lists.


Download Comma Delimited Files


Updating the Authorized IRS e-file Provider Database


The IRS e-file Application is available through the Internet-based business tools called “e-services”. Existing IRS e-file participants can also use it to update their application whenever necessary.


Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 16-Nov-2015