Certifying Acceptance Agent

Certifying Acceptance Agent Services:ITIN

As a Certifying Acceptance Agent, we help US resident and non-resident aliens, as well as other foreign taxpayers (who are ineligible to obtain a SSN) to apply for an individual taxpayer identification number from the Internal Revenue Service. We offer professional help on behalf of the IRS to individuals filing an ITIN application.

We have a formal agreement described under Section 301.6109-1(d)(3)(iv)(A) of the U.S. Treasury Regulations with the IRS. The agreement allows us to assist applicants to apply for an ITIN by reviewing the W-7 form and supporting documentation (US tax return or documentation to support an exception), issuing a certificate to prove the applicant's identity and foreign status, and forwarding the paperwork to the IRS ITIN office for processing. Once an ITIN tax ID number is issued, it is forwarded to the applicant.

Acceptance Agent Vs. Certifying Acceptance Agent
What is the difference between an IRS Acceptance Agent and an IRS Certifying Acceptance Agent?
Both help eligible individuals to apply for an IRS ITIN number, however, there are two (2) main distinct differences. First of all, a Certifying Acceptance Agent can certify an applicant's identification documents whereas an Acceptance Agent cannot.

Individuals applying through an Acceptance Agent must either submit their original identification documents, or submit a copy certified by the issuing agency, a State Department employee at a US Embassy or Consulate, a US notary public, or a foreign notary authorized under the Hague Convention. Secondly, a Certifying Acceptance Agent can receive the IRS ITIN number whereas an Acceptance Agent cannot. It is much more convenient to utilize the services of a Certifying Acceptance Agent as compared to the services of an Acceptance Agent when applying for an IRS ITIN number.

Advantages of Using O & G Tax and Accounting Services, LLC as your IRS Acceptance AgentWe know that you have options when applying for an IRS ITIN number. We offer our clients:

  • A free ITIN eligibility interview with an Acceptance Agent
  • Customer focused service
  • Step by step guidance during the IRS ITIN application process
  • A Certifying Acceptance Agent ensuring that your ITIN application is filed completely and correctly
  • Certification of identification documents
  • With our ITIN application service, you can avoid mailing the IRS your original identification documents and/or visiting the issuing agency, a US Embassy or Consulate, a US notary public, or a foreign notary authorized under the Hague Convention to certify your identification documents.
  • Expedited ITIN application service with the IRS
  • The IRS processes ITIN applications submitted by Acceptance Agents before they process ITIN applications submitted directly by ITIN applicants.
  • Our No ITIN Fee Guarantee!


Avoid the hassle and headache of trying to get an IRS ITIN number on your own. Using O & G Tax and Accounting Services, LLC as your IRS Certifying Acceptance Agent can avoid having the IRS delay or reject your ITIN application.

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