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If you already have an IRD number but cannot find it, we can help you find it.

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Using paper forms to apply for an IRD number

If you want to apply for your IRD number using a paper form, check the 'Other ways to do this' section on the application page that fits your situation.

New arrivals to New Zealand - having trouble verifying your identity

If you've tried to get an IRD number as a 'new arrival' but it did not work, you'll need to apply for one in a different way. Depending on your situation, you'll need to apply either as:

  • 'living in New Zealand and not a new arrival'
  • 'living overseas'.

Apply for an IRD number - living in New Zealand and not a new arrival

Apply for an IRD number - living overseas

Last updated: 06 May 2021
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