This EIN is your permanent number and can be used immediately for most of your business needs, including:
However, it will take up to two weeks before your EIN becomes part of the IRS's permanent records. You must wait until this occurs before you can:
- Opening a bank account
- Applying for business licenses
- Filing a tax return by mail.
- File an electronic return
- Make an electronic payment
- Pass an IRS Taxpayer Identification Number matching program.