Tax identification number; application

As a citizen in Germany, you automatically receive a tax identification number. You can request a new one online if you lose it.

Description

Prerequisites

All taxable persons in Germany receive a tax identification number.

Procedure

You will receive the tax identification number automatically by mail to your registration address.

  • As a taxpayer in Germany, you will automatically receive a tax identification number.
  • Children receive the tax identification number after birth.
  • If you cannot find your tax identification number, you can use the input form on the website of the Federal Central Tax Office (BZSt) to request your tax identification number again.
  • To do this, fill out the input form completely and send it via the "send" field.
  • You will receive the tax identification number by mail to your current registration address.

Special notes

There are no clues or specifics.

Deadlines

There is no deadline.

Processing time

6 weeks

Required documents

  • Required document/s

    You do not need to submit any documents.

Online procedures

Fees

  • There are no costs involved.

Remedy

No legal remedies are provided.

Status:16.06.2023

Responsible for editing:Bundesministerium der Finanzen

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