How to File for Income Tax Returns Online in Nigeria

File for Income Tax Returns Online in Nigeria By Yourself

  • Online filing for income tax returns is possible only if the applicant visits a FIRS office nearest him.
  • The following page contains contact information and addresses for the FIRS offices at various locations within the Republic: LINK

  • To register for electronic filing, visit the office. Click here to download LINK
  • For activation of your e-filing account, complete the application form correctly and send it to the office.
  • You will also need to pay the activation fees. After some formalities, you will receive your user details.
  • You can file your income tax return online by visiting the following link: LINK
  • Please click on the Login button to open the page.
  • Log in and read the homepage. Then, select the file type to be returned for.
  • To view the tax products you have registered for, click on the Taxpayer Services option.
  • Click on the tax type you wish to file return. The tax return form for this product will open.
  • Fill out the form and upload any documents you need by following the instructions on the screen.
  • Once you have submitted your application, please make the payment. After that, the application and all other documents will be sent for verification and examination.
  • After the validation and verification processes have been completed, the application is approved. The officials then proceed with the filing of the tax returns.

Documents Required For File for Income Tax

  • Please complete the Application Form
  • Valid proof of identity
  • Bank details
  • Document that contains tax computations
  • Completed Self Assessment Form
  • Document containing capital allowances calculation
  • Schedule of fixed assets
  • Receipt/proof of payment of tax due
  • Documented financial statements
  • Any supporting document
  • Valid Tax identification number
  • Receipt of payment

Find Office Locations and Contacts

Head Office,Head office
Federal Inland Revenue Services
Revenue House
15 Sokode Crescent,
Wuse Zone 2
Phone: +234 9074 444 441, +234 9074 444 442
Website: Homepage link
Contact link: Contact link
Link Branch office locator for FIRS:

What are all the Eligibility

  • Anyone who wants to file income tax returns may apply.

Any income tax registered entity that has an activated Income product can apply.

Documents for Use

Application form: Link

Processing Time

This process takes approximately 120 days.
For the most current information, please contact our office


  • Please fill out the application form correctly and in all required columns.
  • Send the completed application with all required documents to the authority.
  • Please pay the appropriate amount when you submit the application form to the office.

Requirements Information

  • Name and address
  • Evidence of taxpayer
  • Email address and contact details
  • Tax identification number valid

You will need the document

Anyone who wants to receive income tax refund in Nigeria must file an income tax return at Federal Inland Revenue Service (E-Filling)




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