FAQ > Does my children qualify for an ITIN?
When you are applying for an ITIN for your child, you will have to take some steps to make sure he or she is eligible. In order for your child to obtain an ITIN, he will have to follow these instructions:
- Complete the ITIN online application.
- Print the finished form.
- Collect the necessary identification documents.
- Post your tax returns.
- Send forms and documents to the IRS. Finding out if your child qualifies for an ITIN may seem difficult, but we have all the information you need to make sense of the process.
When you are preparing to send the W7 application form to the IRS, you need to prepare identifying information for your child. The exact documents you need to send with your package depend on whether your child has a passport. If you have a passport for your child, you can send it or a certified copy of it. However, if your child does not have his or her own passport, you will need to send two documents proving his or her identity and status as a foreigner. Some documents you may be able to use include:
- A birth certificate.
- School records.
- Medical records.
- rental statements.
- Bank statements.
- utility bills.
The exact documents you need depend on the age of the child and whether your passport has an entry date on it. You should contact one of our representatives to request a W-7 ITIN if you have questions about your specific situation. Getting the ITIN application right the first time is the key, so you'll need to make sure you meet all the requirements before submitting anything.
Help with your child's ITINs
Filling out W7 forms for a dependent can be confusing. ITIN W-7 Application makes it easy to apply for an ITIN for your child. Don't be intimidated by dealing with the IRS and groping through the paperwork. Use our easy to get ITIN online application from your child.