Matching Application Process
the TIN Matching Application
TIN Matching Application
The e-services TIN Matching product
enables you to verify a TIN and Name combination. You can accomplish this interactively and receive
an instant response for requests of 25 matches or fewer or by Bulk file upload for requests
of 100,000 or fewer within 24 hours.
In order to ensure that only authorized users can verify a TIN and
Name combination, a TIN Matching Application
must be completed before you can use the TIN Matching product. e-services
TIN Matching is only available to Authorized
Payers, firms who withhold and make specified payments to
When completing an application to use TIN Matching, your firm will
be identified by its Employer Identification Number (EIN). If
your firm is not listed on the IRS Payer Account File you will not
be able to complete the TIN Matching Application.
For more detailed information about TINs and TIN Matching, download IRS Publication 2108A,
On-Line Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) Matching Program, using the link at left.