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Uganda - Apply for a new Account with revenue Authority

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Procedure[edit]

HOW TO APPLY

IN PERSON

  1. Visit the one of the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) offices locate near you approach the counter and request for the application form
  2. Read through the instruction carefully and fill the form accurately if you encounter any difficult please request for assistance from the staff
    NOTE
    If you do not have a TIN Number or passcode, please inform the attending officer who will issue you with one, through your email address
  3. Submit the filled formed with the required documents to the official who will verify the information are in order, whom will enter all your information into the URA computer system
  4. you will receive a message which will be displayed on the screen stating that the Login ID and password will be emailed to you, through your registered email within few days
  5. After receiving your Login ID and password you can now login and access the URA website eService’s portal


ONLINE

  1. The first thing you should have before creating an account, is an active TIN Number, which you can apply for at any URA office or website for free of charge
  2. With the TIN Number at hand, visit the URA website Apply onlineand click on “login create account”
  3. Under “Need login assistance”, click on “don’t have portal account”
  4. You will then be prompted to fill in your TIN, passcode, registration effective date and form for either individual or non-individual .i.e. personal information, email address, residential address
  5. Then click on” confirm” after verifying that all the information are correct, you will receive a message which will be displayed on the screen stating that the Login ID and password will be emailed to you, through your registered email within few days .Then click on “close” to leave the site
  6. After receiving your Login ID and password you can now login and access the URA website eService’s portal.
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Required Documents[edit]

  • TIN Number
  • Passcode
  • Email address
  • Residential address information
  • National identification card

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

UGANDA REVENUE AUTHORITY
URA Headquarters’: Plot M193/M194,
Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 7279, Kampala
Phone: +256 414744000, 0800117000 (toll free)
Email: info@ura.go.ug
Website: https://www.ura.go.ug

Other officers:
List of URA services

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Eligibility[edit]

  • It is mandatory for tax payers to have an account with Uganda Revenue Authority

Fees[edit]

  • Free of charge

Validity[edit]

  • Account Validity is forever

Documents to Use[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

  • A few days depending on the applications in the queue

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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Instructions[edit]

  • One has to go to Uganda Revenue Authority to obtain a TIN number there by proceed to the URA website.

Required Information[edit]

  • Full names of the applicant
  • Email address of the applicant
  • TIN Number of the applicant
  • Residential address of the applicant
  • Passcode
  • Registration Effective Date
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Need for the Document[edit]

  • A URA Account is mandatory for all Tax payers in Uganda, the same account is one which can be used for other issues related to taxes. And unlike in the past when things were done the manual way without such a need, currently things changed after the establishment of the e-Tax feature where by unless otherwise, all tax payers are required by laws to have their accounts with URA

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

  • The account can be used for; Motor vehicle registration/validation/transfer, registering taxable payments, filing returns, stamp duty taxes and very many others as per ones requirements and or obligations

External Links[edit]

URA
URA TAX
E-Citizen

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