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Nigeria - File for Income Tax Returns Online

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  1. To file forincome tax return online applicant has to visit any nearest FIRS office in person.
  2. Address and contact details of the FIRS offices in various locations inside the Republic can be found in the following page:LINK
  3. Visit the office and obtain an application form to register for e-filing from the relevant department. Or click here to download: LINK
  4. Complete the application form with correct details and submit the application form at the office for e-filing account activation.
  5. Also pay the required fees for activation and you will be provided with your user details after some formal processes.
  6. To file for income tax Return online please visits following link:LINK
  7. On the opened page please click on the Login option and Enter the user credential in the relevant fields and click “Login” button.
  8. After logging in, go kindly read the information in the homepage and select the type of file that needs to be filed return for.
  9. Click on the Taxpayer services option to view the list of tax products that you have registered for.
  10. Find the tax type for which you want to file return and make a click on it. Tax return form for that product will open.
  11. Complete the form by filling the details as required, upload documents wherever necessary by following the on-screen instructions.
  12. After submission, make the required payment as directed after which the application and other documents will be forwarded for examination and verification processes.
  13. Once the verification and validation processes are over, the application will be approved and the officials will proceed to take required steps to file the relevant tax returns.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Completed Application form
  • Applicable proof of Identity
  • Banking particulars
  • Document containing Tax computations
  • Duly completed Self Assessment form
  • Document containing Capital allowances computation
  • Fixed assets schedule document
  • Proof/receipt of payment of due taxes
  • Documented Financial statements
  • Any supporting document
  • Valid Tax identification number
  • Payment receipt

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

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
FIRS branch office locator: Link



  • Any person who wishes to file for income tax returns can apply.
  • Any registered entity for Income tax, which has an activated Income tax product can apply.


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Documents to Use[edit]

Application form:Link


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Processing Time[edit]

The process usually takes 120 days.
Please contact the office for updated details

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  • Please do fill the application form with correct information and fill all the required columns.
  • Do submit the application to the concerned authority with required documents attached.
  • Kindly pay the required amount for the application process while submitting the application form at the office.

Required Information[edit]

  • Name and address of the applicant
  • Proof of Taxpayer
  • Contact details and email address
  • Valid tax identification number


Need for the Document[edit]

Any person who wishes to get return of income tax inside of Nigeria must file for income tax return at the Income tax office / Federal Inland revenue service (E-Filling).

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