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Venezuela RIF number guide

Registro de Identificación Fiscal – RIF

The “Registro de Identificación Fiscal (RIF)” is a tax identification number issued to entities (including companies, partnerships and subsidiaries) of relevance and to individuals for tax administration.

Format of the RIF number

RIF number consists of 10 characters.



Breaking down the RIF number

V — The first character of the RIF number is E,I,J or V

12345678 — The next 8 digits can be any random number from 00000001 to 99999999.

0 — The 10th digit is the checksum that is calculated on the basis of the previous characters.

They are all separated by hyphens.

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