Enrolled Agents

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Maintain Your Enrolled Agent Status

Enrolled Agent Renewal

  • Renewal cycle: every 3 years based on last digit of SSN. The November 1, 2020 – January 31, 2021 renewal cycle is for SSNs ending in 4, 5, or 6 (view Circular 230 (PDF) Section 10.6(d) for details)
  • Renew online at Pay.gov (put 8554 in the search box)
  • Renew on paper using Form 8554

PTIN Renewal

  • Renew your preparer tax identification number (PTIN) between October 16 – December 31 each year at www.irs.gov/ptin

Continuing Education Requirements

Keep Your Contact Information Current

If your contact information has changed since the time of your last renewal, please notify the IRS by fax or mail your address change to:
Office of Practitioner Enrollment
P.O. Box 33968
Detroit, MI, 48232
Fax: (855) 889-7959
Please include your name, prior contact information, new contact information, social security number or tax identification number, and the date.

Enrolled Agent Logo

The enrolled agent logo is available for download in both a black/white and color version and may be used in your marketing materials.

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