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Issuance of Tax Residency Certificate
Page last updated:: Thursday, May 12, 2022
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  • Type

    Registration

  • Service Category

    From Government to Business, From Government to Government, From Government to People

  • Service Channels

  • Obligation to Sign-up

    Applicable.

  • Categories of Customers

    All persons resident in the UAE.

  • Sustainable Development Goals

  • Service Card Rating

Issuance of Tax Residency Certificate
  • Service Description
    Through this service, the FTA issues Tax Residency Certificates (TRCs).
  • Channels and working hours
    TRC platform:
    https://trc.tax.gov.ae/TRC_Th
    24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Service Fees Details
    • AED 500 for all tax registrants.
    • AED 1,000 for non-tax registrant natural persons.
    • AED 1,750 for non-tax registrant legal persons.
  • Estimated Time to Submit Application
    45 Minutes.
  • Estimated Time to Complete Application by the FTA
    3 business days from the date the completed application was received.
  • Required Documents and Forms

    Where the applicant is a natural person:

    • Passport.
    • Valid Residence Permit.
    • Emirates ID.
    • A certified copy of residential lease agreement.
    • Source of income/salary certificate.
    • A bank statement issued by a local bank covering 6 months within the financial year related to the request.
    • Entry and exit report from Federal Authority of Identity and Citizenship or a local competent Government entity.

     

    Where the applicant is a legal person:

    • Trade License.
    • Proof of Authorization (Establishment Contract or the Power of Attorney).
    • Copy of the audited financial accounts certified by a certified audit firm.
    • A bank statement issued by a local bank covering 6 months within the financial year related to the request.
    • Certified copy of the Memorandum of Association (if applicable).

     

    Where the applicant is a legal person – Government entity:

    • A copy of the Decree or the Certificate of Incorporation.
    • Request letter issued by the person (the Government entity).
  • Procedures and Steps
    1. Sign-up for a Tax Certificate account by clicking here.
    2. Access the Tax Certificate account dashboard.
    3. Click on “Create Tax Residency Certificate”.
    4. Complete the creation process.

  • FAQs
    1. How is the TRC received?

    Once issued, the TRC can be downloaded from the TRC platform: https://trc.tax.gov.ae/TRC_Th/

    2. What is the TRC’s validity period?

    The TRC is valid for one year from the beginning of the financial year selected by the applicant.
  • Relevant Publications
  • Terms & Conditions
    1. An Applicant who is a natural person must have been residing in the UAE for at least 180 days.
    2. An Applicant that is a legal person must have been established in the UAE for at least one year.

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