Technical Requirements

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Hardware Requirements

Printing
You will need a printer to print a copy of the confirmation letter you will receive when your EIN is assigned. If you do not have a printer, we recommend you save an electronic copy of your confirmation letter to your local hard drive or other removable storage device so you can print it at a later time.

Browser Requirements

Transport Layer Security (TLS) Encryption
Click here for information regarding web browser encryption requirements https://www.irs.gov/help/system-requirements.

Session Cookies
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JavaScript
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Pop-Up Blockers
Certain pop-up blockers may prevent some of the help features on this web application from opening properly. If you are having trouble opening help topics or other links, we recommend you change your browser settings to allow pop-ups for this web site. You can find instructions for your particular web browser or pop-up blocker by searching the Internet using the term "how to enable pop-ups".

Software Requirements

Adobe Reader
You will need Adobe Reader to view and print many of the documents in this application. If you do not already have Adobe Reader installed, you can download it here: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html.