An EIN follows this format: XX-XXXXXXX. Below are a few places you might be able to find your organization’s EIN:

  • An EIN is public information and can often be found on
  • The notice that was issued by the IRS when you applied for your EIN.
  • You may have used your EIN to open a bank account, or apply for any type of state or local license.
  • Previously filed tax returns should include your organization’s EIN.
  • Ask the IRS to search for your EIN by calling the Business & Specialty Tax Line at 800-829-4933.