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Steps (3) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain TIN certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 1 expand_more expand_less

Sri Lanka Inland Revenue (x 2)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

TIN certificate

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

National identity card (x 7)
Utility bill (x 2)
Business registration certificate (certificate of incorporation) (x 2)
The business registered place deed (x 2)
Form 1 (x 2)
Articles of association (x 2)
Token number (IRD)
Application form to register for TIN (individual)
Application form to register for TIN (business or partnership)
Proof of address (x 2)
Application form to register for TIN (companies)
Authorization letter


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Total Duration 35mn - 1d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 35mn 1d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 10mn 25mn
Attention at counter: 25mn 45mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 1d 1/2

Laws 1 expand_more expand_less

INLAND REVENUE ACT, NO. 24 OF 2017 Inland Revenue Act, no. 24 of 2017
  Sections 102, 103
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