How to Open a ETIN (Tax Identification Number)

Author: SRCO Business Insights | June 4, 2024

How to Open a e-TIN (Tax Identification Number)

Obtaining a TIN (Tax Identification Number) in Bangladesh involves the following steps:

  1. Online Application:
    • Visit the National Board of Revenue (NBR) e-TIN Registration System website: e-TIN Registration.
    • Create an account if you don’t already have one.
  2. Fill Out the Application Form:
    • Provide necessary information, including personal details (for individuals) or business details (for companies/firms).
    • Required information may include:
      • Full name.
      • Date of birth.
      • National ID number (for individuals) or business registration number (for companies/firms).
      • Address and contact information.
      • Type of income and source.
      • Bank account details (optional but recommended).
  3. Upload Required Documents:
    • Scanned copies of necessary documents such as:
      • National ID card (NID) or passport for individuals.
      • Business registration certificate for companies/firms.
      • Proof of address.
      • Bank account statement.
  4. Submit the Application:
    • Review all the provided information for accuracy.
    • Submit the application form.
  5. Receive TIN Certificate:
    • Upon successful submission, you will receive an acknowledgment.
    • The TIN certificate will be issued and can be downloaded from the NBR e-TIN Registration System.

Key Points to Remember

  • Accuracy of Information: Ensure all provided information is accurate and matches your official documents.
  • Document Requirements: Keep all required documents ready and scanned in the appropriate format.
  • Online Process: The entire process is online, making it convenient and accessible.


If you face any difficulties during the application process, you can seek assistance from the NBR help desk or consult a tax advisor for guidance. The NBR also provides user manuals and FAQs on their website to assist applicants.


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