Application for EIN
An EIN can often be obtained immediately for free if you apply online.
- What type of legal structure – Select last box (View additional types)
- Continue – Select “Church”
- Continue – Why is the church requesting EIN? – Select “banking purposes”
- Continue – Please tell us about the responsible party
- This is usually the pastor
- Provide name and SS #
- Choose one: (usually “I am an authorized member, officer…”
- Continue -Where is the church physically located?
- Add address
- Phone #
- Mailing address if different
- Continue -Tell us about your church
- Add legal name
- Church start date
- Continue – Tell us more about your church. Select appropriate Yes or No answer.
- Continue – Select method of confirmation. First choice is the quickest.
- Continue – Review answers. If correct, Submit