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IRD number application - individual IR595

(published March 2014) 

About this form

Form to complete to get an individual IRD number.

Adobe Acrobat PDF | 109kb | 4 pages

When to use this form

Use this form to apply for an IRD number either for yourself or a child in your care.

If you need to apply for a business IRD number, use the IRD number application - non-individual (IR596).

Non-resident GST business claimants will need to use the Non-resident GST business claimant registration (IR564) form.

What you will need

You will need to provide originals of two identification documents as well as a legible photocopy of those documents

You will find the details of these required documents on the front page of the IR595 form.

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After you finish

Please print, complete and sign your IR595. Take the form with your identification documents for an 'in person verification' to an authorised Inland Revenue agent. These include:

  • Automobile Association (AA) Driver Licensing Agents
  • PostShops and selected New Zealand Postshops

We will send confirmation of your IRD number within 8-10 working days of receiving the application form.

You may wish to keep a copy of this form for your personal records.