Certifying Accepting Agent

Certifying Acceptance Agent

As a Certifying Acceptance Agent (CAA), Empreza Tax, LLC is authorized by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to assist alien individuals and other foreign taxpayers who are not eligible to obtain a Social Security Number (SSN) with applying for an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).

Certifying Acceptance Agent can certify an applicant’s identification documents whereas an Acceptance Agent cannot.


ITIN Application and Document Certification $125

Discounts are available for multiple family members.  

An individual Taxpayer Identification Number is a tax processing number issue by the Internal Revenue Service. ITIN Numbers do NOT: Authorize employment in the USA, provide eligibility for social security benefits or qualify a dependent for EITC.

Application, Renewal, and Expiration

  • Complete W-7

  • US Federal Tax Return

  • Passport or TWO of the 13 documents accepted by the IRS


Your ITIN may expire before you file a tax return in 2021. All ITINs not used on a federal tax return at least once in the last three years will expire on December 31, 2020. Additionally, all ITINs issued before 2013 with middle digits of 88 (Example: (9XX-88-XXXX) will expire at the end of the year. Those with middle digits 90, 91, 92, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98 or 99, that were assigned before 2013 and have not already been renewed, will also expire at the end of this year.



  • Passport (stand alone document) *

  • National identification card (must show photo, name, current address, date of birth, and expiration date)

  • U.S. driver's license

  • Civil birth certificate (required for dependents under 18 years of age)

  • Foreign driver's license

  • U.S. state identification card

  • Foreign voter's registration card

  • U.S. military identification card

  • Foreign military identification card

  • Visa

  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) photo identification

  • Medical records (dependents only - under 6)

  • School records (dependents only - under 14, under 18 if a student)



  • U.S. medical records for dependents under age 6, or

  • U.S. school records for dependents under age 18

  • U.S. school records for dependents age 18 and over or

  • Rental Statement listing the Applicant’s Name and U.S. Address or

  • Utility Bill listing the Applicant’s Name and U.S. Address or

  • Bank Statement with Applicant’s Name and U.S. Address