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Mauritius TIN number guide

Tax Account Number (TAN)

Individuals in Mauritius receive a Tax Account Number (TAN) from the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) as part of their registration process in the MRA databases. This unique identifier is assigned to all individuals with a tax obligation in Mauritius

TAN Format

Individuals in Mauritius are assigned a Tax Account Number (TAN) comprising 8 numerals (format: 99999999), where the first digit is consistently 1, 5, 7, or 8. On the other hand, entities receive a TAN also composed of 8 numerals (format: 99999999), with the first digit exclusively being 2 or 3.

Business Registration Number (BRN)

Upon creation, Mauritian entities and individuals engaging in business activities are assigned a Business Registration Number (BRN) by the Central Business Registration Department, a governmental authority. The BRN serves various purposes, including taxation. Once entities and individuals obtain their BRN, the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) allocates a Tax Account Number (TAN) to facilitate their tax-related processes.Entities and individuals carrying on a business are automatically issued an TAN once they obtain their BRN

Example : C15127871

List of VAT registered entities in mauritius can be found here

National Identification Number

National Identification Number consits of 14 digits

National Identity Card
National Identity Card

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