Catalog Number 59537K www.irs.gov
Form
14392 (9-2012)
Form 14392
(Rev. June 2014)
Continuing Education Waiver Request
Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service
OMB number
1545-1726
Applicant Name and Contact Information
Date of application (mm/dd/yyyy)
Applicant name Telephone number
Designation
Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN)
P
Enrolled Agent (EA)
EA enrollment number
-EA
Requesting waiver for
All hours Partial hours
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agent (ERPA)
ERPA enrollment number
-EP
Requesting waiver for
All hours Partial hours
Mailing address (street, room number, apt., suite number, or P.O. Box)
City
State ZIP code
Foreign province (or state)
Foreign country Foreign postal code
Reasons for Requesting a Waiver During Current Renewal Cycle
Health reasons (attach medical certificate)
Extended active military duty (attach military orders)
Absence from the United States for an extended period of time due to employment or other reasons (attach letter from employer)
Other compelling reasons (attach documentation, if applicable)
Previously applied for a waiver
Yes No
Date previous waiver requested (mm/dd/yyyy)
Was previous waiver approved/denied
Approved
Denied
Under penalty of perjury, I declare that I have read all accompanying information and to the best of my knowledge and belief, the
information provided is true, correct and complete.
Signature
Name (printed/typed) Date signed (mm/dd/yyyy)
Mail completed form to: Office of Enrollment, P.O. Box 33968, Detroit, MI 48232
IRS USE ONLY
Request for waiver
Approved Denied
Approving Official signature
Approving Official name (printed/typed) Date signed (mm/dd/yyyy)
dd mmm yyyy
click to sign
signature
click to edit
dd mmm yyyy
dd mmm yyyy
click to sign
signature
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Catalog Number 59537K www.irs.gov
Form
14392 (9-2012)
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Instructions for Form 14392, Continuing Education Waiver Request
Specific Instructions
Name and Contact Information
Full name and address of person requesting waiver
Designation
• Enrolled Agents (EA) must provide both their Enrolled Agent Enrollment Number and their PTIN
• Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents (ERPA) must provide their ERPA Enrollment Number. Additionally, ERPAs should provide their
PTIN if they have one.
Reasons for Requesting a Waiver During Current Renewal Cycle
• Health, which prevented, or will prevent, compliance with the continuing education requirements (Supporting documentation such
as a medical certificate must be provided with the request).
• Extended active military duty (Supporting documentation such as military orders must be provided with the request).
• Absence from the United States for an extended period of time due to employment or other reasons provided the individual does
not practice before the Internal Revenue Service during such absence.
• Other compelling reasons, which will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
General Instructions
A Continuing Education (CE) waiver is typically requested when an individual has not been or will not be able to acquire the required
CE credits prior to the renewal deadline for Enrolled Agents, or Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents. To be considered, a request for a CE
waiver must be received no later than the last day of the renewal application period. In addition, those who are granted waivers are
required to file timely applications for renewal of enrollment or registration.
Who is Eligible to Request a Waiver
Enrolled Agents and Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents may request a waiver of continuing education requirements for a renewal cycle
due to health, extended military service, extended absence from the United States, or other reasons (evaluated on a case-by-case
basis). You must submit appropriate documentation to support your request. Waivers will not be granted if you have already completed
the required continuing education hours for the cycle:
Enrolled Agents
• 72 hours every three years
• Obtain a minimum of 16 hours per year (2 of which must be on ethics)
• Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents
• 72 hours every three years
• Obtain a minimum of 16 hours per year (2 of which must be on ethics)
Waivers requested for more than one consecutive renewal cycle will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
How to Request a Waiver
Download Form 14392 from www.irs.gov and fill out in its entirety.
Mail completed form to: Office of Enrollment
P.O. Box 33968
Detroit, MI 48232
All EA and ERPA waiver requests should be mailed to the Office of Enrollment.
All waiver requests will be processed in 90 days.
Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Notice
Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Notice: We ask for the information on this form to carry out the laws of the United States. We need it to ensure
that continuing education providers are complying with these laws. You are not required to provide the information requested on a form that is subject to
the Paperwork Reduction Act unless the form displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a form or its instructions must be
retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any Internal Revenue law. Generally, tax returns and return information
are confidential, as required by Internal Revenue Code section 6103. The time require to complete this form will vary depending on individual
circumstances. The estimated average time is 15 minutes.
Privacy Act Notice The primary purpose of this form is to report potential violations of the law by continuing education providers. We are requesting this
information under authority of 26 U.S.C. § 7801 and § 7803 and 31 U.S.C. § 330. Providing this information is voluntary, and failure to provide all or part
of the information will not affect you. Providing false or fraudulent information may subject you to penalties. We may disclose this information to the
Department of Justice to enforce the tax laws, both civil and criminal, and to cities, states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. commonwealths or
possessions to carry out their tax laws. We may also disclose this information to other countries under a tax treaty, to federal and state agencies to
enforce federal nontax criminal laws, and to federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies to combat terrorism.
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