What is the Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN)?

Authored By: National Employment Law Project


What is an ITIN? What is an ITIN used for? Who needs an ITIN? How do I know if I need one? Can I use an ITIN to get work? Read this document for answers to these questions and more. This information also available in more than 50 other languages.

Last Review and Update: May 21, 2015