How to get NTN (National Tax Number) | Complete Guide

NTN (National Tax Number) is compulsory for every businessman, taxable salaried person or any company. If you are salaried individual & has an income that is taxable,  you need NTN Number to file the tax returns. Being a non filer can land you in troubles. FBR can block your bank transactions & you may have to pay your taxes with a huge penalty. So in this article, you will learn how to register NTN (National Tax Number) through FBR. 

How to Apply for NTN (National Tax Number)

Applying for a NTN (National Tax Number) is pretty easy & can be done sitting at home or your office. FBR facilitates Pakistani nationals (and foreign investors) to get their NTN (National Tax Number) by filling a simple registration form online.  Just follow the steps one by one & you are done:


  • Go to the FBR website on this link:
  • A log in page will appear but as you are not registered yet so move to the bottom of the page & click on Registration for Unregistered Person”
  • Select whether you are individual or a company
  • On this new page, you have to provide your personal information including your name, CNIC number, email , phone number, address. Enter your own mobile number & email. You will receive verification codes on your mobile & email. Put the codes in the designated codes & click SUBMIT.
  • Fill in any other information if asked & click SUBMIT.
  • Once registration is complete, you will obtain your personal NTN (National Tax Number)


You have to create a password as well to log in on FBR website. Create a password that you remember or note it down elsewhere so you have no problem in accessing your NTN (National Tax Number) any time.

Manual Application form for NTN (National Tax Number)

You can also download an application form to obtain NTN (National Tax Number). You have to  complete this form & submit it to any regional FBR office. List of FBR regional offices with their contact numbers can be seen below.

Download FBR TRF-01 Form

Verification of NTN (National Tax Number)

You can also verify your NTN number online. Just visit the NTN (National Tax Number) verification page on FBR website (link given below), select your concerned category, put your NTN number in search box & click ‘search’ . You will be shown your complete personal record against your personal NTN (National Tax Number). You can verify NTN number of any taxpayer by providing his

  • NTN
  • CNIC
  • Passport or
  • Registration Inc. Number

NTN Verification Link ::::

NTN (National Tax Number) Verification


FBR Federal Board of Revenue Helpline Numbers

Islamabad Lahore Karachi
Regional Tax Office, Plot No. 20, Mauve Area, G-9/1 Islamabad.Ph: 051-9070000
Incharge NTN Cell,
1st Floor, Billaur Palace,Mcleod Road, Lahore.Ph # 042-7312732
Incharge NTN Cell,
3rd Floor, Income Tax Building, Shahrah-e-Kamal Attaturk, Karachi.Ph # 021-9211330 / 021-9211068
Fax # 021-9212534
Sukkur Multan Faisalabad
Incharge NTN Cell,
Ground Floor, Income Tax House, Queens Road, SukkurPh # 071-9310149
Fax # 071-9310148
Incharge NTN Cell,
56, Tariq Road, Income Tax House, Multan.Ph # 061-9201101
Fax # 061-9201102
Incharge NTN Cell,
Second Floor, Income Tax Building, Opp: Allied Hospital, Sargodha Road, Faisalabad.Ph # 041-9210310
Fax # 041-9210126
Gujranwala Sialkot Peshawar
Incharge NTN Cell,
Ground Floor, Income Tax Buildig, G. T. Road, GujranwalaPh # 055-9200797
Incharge NTN Cell,
Ground Floor, Income Tax Building, Katchery Road, SialkotPh # 052-9250430
Fax # 052-9250429
Incharge NTN Cell,
Ground Floor, Regional Taxpayer’s Office ( RTO’s), Income Tax Building, Jamroud Road, PeshawarPh # 091-9206091
Fax # 091-9206092
Quetta Hyderabad Bahawalpur
Incharge NTN Cell,
Ground Floor, Income Tax Office, Spinny Road, QuettaPh # 081-9202185
Fax # 081-9201376
Incharge NTN Cell,
Ground Floor, Income Tax Building, Civil Lines, Hyderabad.Ph # 022-2782961 / 022-2782962
Fax # 022-9200205
Incharge NTN Cell,
Computer Center, 32-C, Near H.B.L, Model Town-A, Shabbir Shaheed Road, BahawalpurPh # 062-9255280 / 062-9255281-83
Sahiwal Sargodha Rawalpindi
Incharge NTN Cell,
Income Tax Complex, Canal Colony, SahiwalPh # 040-9200089
Fax #040-9200180
Incharge NTN Cell,
Pral Regional Tax Office Unoversity Road SargodhaPh # 048-9239082

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