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Registration of Tax Agents
Page last updated:: Thursday, February 17, 2022
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  • Type

    Registration

  • Service Category

    From Government to People

  • Service Channels

  • Obligation to Sign-up

    Applicable.

  • Categories of Customers

    All natural persons in the UAE.

  • Sustainable Development Goals

  • Service Card Rating

Registration of Tax Agents
  • Service Description
    Through this service, the FTA registers tax agents.
  • Channels and working hours
    e-Services platform:
    24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Service Fees Details
    AED 3,000.
  • Estimated Time to Submit Application
    45 Minutes.
  • Estimated Time to Complete Application by the FTA
    20 business days from the date the completed application was received.
  • Required Documents and Forms
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in tax, accounting, or law from a recognized educational institution.
    • In case the abovementioned certificate is not available, a Bachelor’s Degree in any field, in addition to a recognized certificate from an international specialized tax institute.
    • PwC VAT Diploma Certificate.
    • Police Certificate of Good Conduct.
    • Medical report proving that the person is fit to perform their job as a tax agent.
    • Arabic and English proficiency certificates.
    • Certificate of relevant recent experience of at least three years, in either tax, qualified accounting or law.

  • Procedures and Steps
    1. Sign-up for a tax agent e-Services account through the FTA’s website and activate it.
    2. Access the e-Services account dashboard.
    3. Click on “Register as Tax Agent”.
    4. Complete the registration process.
  • FAQs

    1. How can the tax agent’s details be amended after registration?

    Amendments to a tax agent’s details can be done through the relevant service, accessible clicking here.

    2. If applicant is registered for VAT with the FTA, can it use the same e-Services account to register as a tax agent?

    The applicant must create a new separate e-Services account to register as a tax agent.

  • Relevant Publications
  • Terms & Conditions
    1. The applicant must meet all of the requirements under Article 10 of Cabinet Decision No. 36 of 2017 on the Executive Regulation of Federal Law No. 7 of 2017 on Tax Procedures and its amendments, which can be viewed by clicking here.
    2. After registration, the tax agent is required to link to a registered tax agency before they are allowed to practice as a tax agent.
    3. Registered tax agents are not employees of the FTA and must not promote themselves in such capacity.

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