What this notice is about We rejected your application for an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN). You may not be eligible for an ITIN. Your documents may be invalid. We may not have received a reply when we asked for more information. What you need to do Read your notice to see why we rejected your application or revoked your ITIN. Make sure you don't qualify for a Social Security number (SSN) and you qualify for an ITIN. Make sure your documents are correct. Send us the information we've requested. Send us a new application. Fill it out completely. Answer all the questions. Attach the correct documents. Attach copies of your tax return and paperwork to it. You may want to Contact us by calling the toll free number on your notice. Call 267-941-1000 (not a toll-free number) if you're outside the U.S. Obtain an ITIN from Abroad. Visit a Taxpayer Assistance Center in the U.S. Use an acceptance agent to help you apply for an ITIN. View a list of authorized agents. Frequently asked questions What is an ITIN? It is a number for you to use on federal tax documents. Who needs an ITIN? A non-citizen who has to file a federal tax return or a tax reporting document and does not qualify for an SSN needs an ITIN. What happens to the tax return I sent with the application? We'll process your return without an ITIN. You'll need to reapply for an ITIN and attach a copy of the return to your application to get a refund. I sent you documents when I applied for an ITIN. When will you return them? We will return your documents within 60 days from your notice's date. Call us at the number on your notice if you don't receive your documents by then. Whom can I talk to about my rejection? You can call the telephone number on the top right corner of the notice. Do I need to file a new tax return when I reapply? No. Just attach a copy of it to the application. Indicate it is a copy. Send the application with your paperwork to the address on the notice. Do I always need to attach a copy of my tax return to my application? No. Not if you meet one of five exceptions. Read Publication 1915, Understanding Your IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number ITIN PDF to see if you meet an exception. Tips for next year Consider filing your taxes electronically. Filing online can help you avoid mistakes and find credits and deductions that you may qualify for. In many cases you can file for free. Learn more about e-file. Reference Tools Publication 1, Your Rights as a Taxpayer PDF Publication 519, U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens PDF Publication 1915, Understanding Your IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number ITIN PDF Form W-7, Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number PDF Full list of tax forms and instructions Cần Trợ Giúp? Quý vị có thể ủy quyền cho ai đó (tiếng Anh) thay mặt quý vị liên lạc với Sở Thuế Vụ. Xem liệu quý vị có đủ điều kiện để nhận được sự trợ giúp từ Chương Trình Nơi Tiếp Trợ Người Đóng Thuế Có Lợi Tức Thấp (tiếng Anh). Nếu quý vị không thể tìm thấy những gì quý vị cần trực tuyến, hãy gọi cho Sở Thuế Vụ theo số ở đầu thông báo hoặc thư của quý vị.