TAXPAYER REGISTRATION FORM – INDIVIDUAL
Complete Form in BLOCK characters in Black or Blue ink only. Spell out all words - Do not use Abbreviations.
All dates are formatted as dd/mm/yyyy. For example 04/06/2011 is 4th June, 2011.
If FIELD information is Not Applicable please enter N/A.
Tick YES, if you are a registered taxpayer and / or have a TIN, otherwise tick NO.
Tick appropriate check box(es).
Self Employed, if self employed.
Employee, if you are employee of a business concern – specify employer’s name.
Foreign Mission Employee , for employees of international organizations who have been identified and approved by the
Ministry of Foreign affairs as such under international conventions. Ghanaian and foreign nationals not identified as such
by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs who work for international organizations should select employee. Please specify Foreign
Mission name under employer’s name.
Other, specify, e.g. Student.
Title - Tick one only; If other specify title.
Middle Name(s) - all other legal names (no aliases) other than first and last name.
Last name - Same as SURNAME.
Previous Last name - same as Previous Surname (due to legal change of name or by marriage).
Gender : Tick appropriate box.
Main Occupation: Indicate your main occupation e.g. Civil Servant.
Marital status: Tick appropriate box.
Birth Country: if birth country is not Ghana, enter N/A for birth region and district.
Resident: This specifies your residency status.
For Tax Administration in Ghana, Resident individual means;
(1) an individual is a resident individual if that individual is
a. A citizen of Ghana, other than a citizen who has a permanent home outside Ghana for the whole of the calendar year.
b. Present in Ghana for a period, or periods amounting in aggregate to, 183 days or more in any twelve-month period that
commences or ends during the calendar year.
c. An employee or official of the Government of Ghana posted abroad during the calendar year or
d. A citizen who is temporarily absent from Ghana for a period not exceeding 365 continuous days where that citizen has
a permanent home in Ghana.
Other Information: Select or Tick those that apply. Are you an Importer, Exporter, or Tax Consultant.
Mother's maiden last name: This is your mother's maiden surname.
If you are already a registered taxpayer, specify
Current Tax Office, office where you transacted tax business.
Old Taxpayer Identification Number, the 10 character ‘old’ TIN assigned.
IRS tax file number, the file number allocated.
ID types: Tick ID type for registration and complete section with the details of that ID type.
All ID types, except for passport, are Ghana IDs. A colour photocopy of the ID should accompany the application
for verification. In the case of Passports, attach picture page and passport details page to the application.
Original ID may need to be validated. Employees of foreign mission as specified above are to submit
information details (copy of passport info) to the Ministry of Foreign affairs. Note: The Driver Licence ID number
is the Certificate of Competency, not PIN. This is located at the bottom right hand corner of the Driver licence.