Zambia Revenue Authority TPIN

Zambia Revenue Authority TPIN

A Taxpayer Identification Number (TPIN) is a unique computer-generated number allocated to a taxpayer by the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) under any of the following entities:

  • Limited company
  • Partnership
  • Sole trader/proprietor
  • Other

Follow these comprehensive steps for your Tax Payer Identification Number (TPIN) online at Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA).

Who is Eligible to Register for TPIN Number

The following agencies are eligible to register and acquire a Tax Payer Identification Number (TPIN) online at the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA).

  • Companies or Partnership Businesses
  • Individuals
  • Non-Governmental Organizations, Clubs, Associations, Missionary bodies & other similar organizations registered with the Registrar of Societies
  • Entities

Zambia Revenue Authority TPIN Registration and Application Procedures

Application is done through a ZRA-prescribed form which can be obtained from the ZRA Portal, Client Services Centres, or the nearest ZRA office. When duly completed, the form is then submitted to ZRA with the following copies of documents:

A limited company registered under the Companies Act

Required documents:

  • Certificate of incorporation
  • Certificate of share capital
  • Articles of Association

Foreign companies registered under the Companies Act

Required documents:

  • Certificate of registration copy

Partnership Firm registered under the Business Names Act

Required documents:

  • Certificate of Registration
  • Statement of Particulars-approved by the Registrar
  • Completed form TPIN 2

Individuals (without registration under any Act)

Required documents:

  • National Registration Card (NRC) copy

Firms registered under the Co-operative Societies Act

Required documents:

  • Certificate of registration copy

NGO, Club, Association, Ministry body, etc

Required documents:

  • Certificate of Registration or Certificate of Exemption from Registrar of Societies copy

GRZ Ministries/institutions, foreign Governments, and agency

Required documents:

  • Documentary evidence to show legal existence in Zambia

How to Apply for Zambia Revenue Authority TPIN Number Online

Follow these comprehensive steps to apply for a ZRA TPIN number online.

  1. Go to the ZRA Website
  2. Select Login
  3. Tap on Register
  4. Enter Capture
  5. Select the registration type and complete the application (g. Individual Resident, Individual Non-resident, Company resident, Company Non-resident, Partnership)
  6. Attach IDs and sketch map
  7. Enter a one-time password sent to your phone or email and verify

How to Register for a TPIN Number using Taxonphone

You do not have to worry if you don’t have a Tax Payer Identification Number (TPIN). Follow the easy steps.

  1. Dial *858# on any mobile network
  2. Pick option registration 2 TPIN
  3. Pick option 1 Individual (Zambian)
  4. Enter your Registration Number without slashes

Follow the guide and enter the details you complete (contact number, email address, and residential address)

  1. Submit and you will be registered for TPIN

How to Update Tax Payer Identification Number (TPIN)

Following a directive from the Bank of Zambia, all customers making cross-border payments will need a TPIN Number.

To update your TPIN, simply follow the easy steps below:

  1. Visit Zanaco Website
  2. Tap on “Personal Banking
  3. Tap Self-Service Portal
  4. Enter your Account Number and NRC in the respective fields
  5. Tap “Generate OTP
  6. A one-time password will be sent to your Zanaco registered mobile number
  7. Enter the OTP
  8. Select launch under “TPIN registration” option
  9. Enter TPIN in TPIN field
  10. Tap “Choose File” under the “TPIN Certificate” field to upload your TPIN certificate
  11. Tap “Submit

How to Search for Zambia Revenue Authority TPIN Number

Here’s a quick way to search for your ZRA TPIN number. Search for Taxpayers using a TPIN, NRC, BRN or Name.

  1. Access the ZRA TAX Online Portal
  2. Search for a specific taxpayer using the filters provided
  • TPIN
  • Taxpayer Name
  • NRC
  • BRN

To retrieve your ZRA TPIN number, login the Zambia Revenue Authority Tax online portal with your credentials to get your TPIN number.

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