How To Get Your SARS Tax Number Via SMS

It is very important to ensure that you are registered with SARS and that you've got a tax number. Lost yours or simply forgot what your tax number is? No stress. Follow the steps below.

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Need your tax number? Register on eFiling.

If you have forgotten your tax number you can request it from SARS in various ways:

  • Send them a query. Please ensure your details match SARS records.  
  • You can get it on eFiling if you are registered as an eFiler. All you need to do is log on and check your number.
  • You can also request your notice of registration via the MobiApp if you are a registered eFiler.
  • eFiling has been updated to allow taxpayers to request the Notice of Registration (IT150) under the 'SARS Registered Details' menu option.
  • At a SARS branch. Remember to make an appointment before you visit a branch.

 

Top Tip: SARS will not provide your tax number to another person, unless the person is your tax practitioner or has power of attorney to conduct your tax affairs.

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