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The first thing is to get an active TIN number which is gotten free of charge at any URA office after applying for it.

With the TIN number at hand, visit the URA website and click on Create an Account. Fill in your TIN number, select Form for in the drop down menu for example TIN Individual or TIN Non-Individual, enter the registration effective date (the effective date is located on your TIN number certificate and too in the email message you got confirming your TIN registration), enter the pass code (you can request one if you dont have yours yet still on the same page using the Request pass code link) and click on submit.

Upon submitting, you will receive an email message on your TIN registered email address confirming receipt of your Account application and upon review by the URA staff, you will get another email within a few days with details like your login ID and your Password which you will be using from time to time to log in to your URA account.


Required Documents

  • TIN Number

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Office Locations & Contacts

Postal Address : P.O.Box 7279, Kampala
URA Headquaters: Plot M193/M194,
Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 7279, Kampala
Phone: +256 414744000, 0800117000 (toll free)
Email: [email protected]
And other branches throughout the country.



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


Free of charge


No expiry date

Documents to Use

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Sample Documents

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Processing Time

A few days depending on the applications in the queue

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Related Videos

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

Required Information

Full names, Email, passcode, TIN number, Registration Effective Date


Need for the Document

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

Information which might help

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate

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

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