Tax agent authorisation

Please note: tax agents and advisers guidance from HM Revenue & Customs can be found on the GOV.UK website. We provide links to the key information below.

HMRC: the standard for agents
HM Revenue and Customs expects high standards that promote tax compliance from anyone who offers to represent or give advice to taxpayers

How to register and get authorised as a tax agent to deal with HMRC
Find out what you need to do to become a tax agent and act on your client's behalf

Agent authorisation: apply using HMRC paper forms
How to use paper forms to set up agent authorisations to deal with HM Revenue and Customs

Agent authorisation: dealing with HMRC for compliance checks
How to set up temporary authorisation to deal with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on a client's behalf for compliance checks