Tax clearance for charities

Your charity will need a Tax Clearance Certificate if you wish to apply for:

Certain other licences include authorisation required under the Consumer Credit Act 1995 and Criminal Justice Legal Aid.

You can apply to Revenue through Revenue Online Service (ROS) for Charitable tax exemption

How to apply for a Tax Clearance Certificate

If your charity is registered in the State, you should apply through the electronic Tax Clearance (eTC) system in:


If your charity is non-resident and not registered for tax in the State, you are required to complete Form TC1. The form must be submitted to the Non-Residents Unit of the Collector-General's Division.