How to Link TIN Number and Ghana Card

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How to Link GRA TIN Number and Ghana Card: Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) will be linked to their Ghana card Personal Identification Number (Ghana Card PIN) for tax identification purposes.

Ghana Card be used as GRA TIN

This means that from now on, the Ghana Card PIN will be used for all transactions that need an individual TIN. This change won’t happen right away. From April 1, 2021, to December 31, 2021, both the TIN and the Ghana Card PIN can be used at the same time while the government makes the switch. From January 1, 2022, people will only use the Ghana PIN Card.

How to link Ghana Card PIN with GRA TIN

To link your Ghana Card PIN with your TIN, please follow these steps in order. Do not skip any steps, as they are all needed.

  • Visit https://myid.gra.gov.gh/ and follow the below instructions.
  • Provide your Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) (e.g. P0012345678)
  • Enter Your Ghana Card PIN (GHA-123456789-5), First Name, and Birth Date.
  • Next, provide your email and phone number. (Make sure the information you enter is accurate)
    Issued an OTP
  • Examine your email for a six-digit number.
  • Enter your OTP in the supplied field.
  • Click Link TIN.

How to check GRA TIN number and Ghana Card linking status

  • Visit https://myid.gra.gov.gh/LinkTinStatus on the web.
  • Complete the mandatory fields (TIN and PIN – NIA number)
  • Tap transmit OTP
  • GRA issued an email with a 6-digit number.
  • Click View Status

How to Register for Ghana Card at GRA office

GRA has made available registration officials at several GRA facilities. You only need to present a valid birth certificate, passport, or certificate of acquired citizenship upon entry. Moreover, you can attach the following papers to your Ghana Card: SSNIT, DVLA (LICENCE), NHIS, PASSPORT, EC (VOTER CARD)

Reason Why link Ghana Card and TIN number

As a result, you, as a taxpayer, will need to ensure that your Ghana Card is prepared and linked to your TIN. This is especially crucial if you operate a sole proprietorship where you are viewed as the business and you do not want this to impact your business operations and interactions with GRA and RGD following the transition time. For example, filing tax returns, paying taxes, clearing goods, registering, and renewing a business require a Ghana Card PIN.

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