Tax agent authorisation

Please note: tax agents and advisers guidance from HM Revenue & Customs can be found on the GOV.UK website. We provide links to the key information below.

Agent authorisation to deal with HMRC
Find out about agent authorisation to deal with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), including what it means and how to apply

Agent authorisation: apply using HMRC Online Services
How to set up authorisation online to deal with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on a client’s behalf

Agent authorisation: apply using HMRC paper forms
How to use paper forms to set up agent authorisations to deal with HM Revenue and Customs

Agent authorisation: dealing with HMRC for compliance checks
How to set up temporary authorisation to deal with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on a client’s behalf for compliance checks