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How Do I Request an EIN Verification Letter?
How Do I Request an EIN Verification Letter?

Discover how to get an EIN verification letter as an international founder!

Updated over a week ago

Here's how you request an EIN Verification Letter (147C).

The easiest way to get a copy of an EIN verification letter is to call the IRS. Follow the below process to obtain a verification letter from the IRS.

1) Call the IRS at 1-800-829-4933 (you have to call, it's the only way).

• Select your language preference.

• Select the option for "Employer Identification Number".

• Select the option for "If you already have an EIN, but you can't remember it".

2) Tell the IRS agent that you have an LLC and need an EIN Verification Letter (147C).

3) The agent will ask a few security questions to verify your ownership of the LLC It's good to have your LLC documents handy for this!

4) The IRS agent can mail or fax you the 147C Letter, choose fax! This way they can fax it to you right away (you can set up a free fax # at If you choose mail, it will take 4+ weeks to arrive.

Here is an example below of how you should expect your EIN verification letter to appear!

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