How to Find Your Tax Identification Number (TIN) (Lost) in Nigeria

Find Your Tax Identification Number (TIN) (Lost) in Nigeria In online

  • The following link will allow you to verify your Tax Identification Number (TIN), online: Apply Online

  • Click the link to open a search form in which you can perform your search.
  • Click the “Select Search Criteria” dropdown in the search form. Three options will appear in that list.
  • In the list, click “RC/BN”, “TIN”, or “Phone”. Next, enter the value you want in the next field.
  • Click the “Search” button to display details about the taxpayer and Tax Identification Number.

Documents Required For Find Your Tax

  • Number for CAC registration
  • Register Phone Number
  • If available, tax identification number

Find Office Locations and Contacts

Head Office andFederal 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

What are all the Eligibility

Any tax-paying person or organization in Nigeria that has lost their Tax Identification Number can apply for it to be reclaimed.


There is no charge for service.


  • To reclaim their lost TINs, applicants will need to follow the same process as they did to obtain the TIN first.
  • Based on their BVN or NIN, individuals are assigned a TIN. A NIN or BVN is required to obtain a TIN for an individual.
  • Non-individuals such as Limited Liability Companies, Incorporated Trustees Enterprises, Cooperative Society MDAs Trade Associations etc can register online for their TIN.
  • You can verify your TIN by searching using your Bank Verification number or Registered Phone Number, and your Date Of Birth at the following online verification link

Requirements Information

  • National Identification Number (or Bank Verification Number)
  • CAC Registration Number
  • Register Phone Number

You will need the document

The tax identification number is a unique number that identifies an individual or entity when they pay their liable taxes. If a taxpayer loses his/her Tax Identification Number (TIN), he/she will need to find it.

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