Internal Revenue Service (U.S. Taxes)

Federal taxes

If you are a U.S. citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident (green card holder), you are responsible for filing U.S. federal income tax returns while abroad. You will find useful information on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website, such as Frequently Asked Questions about taxes or how to apply for an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).

International Taxpayer Services

The call center is operational Monday through Friday, from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM, Eastern Time:

Tel: 001-267-941-1000 (not toll free) ; select the option for international callers

Fax: 001-267-941-1055 (a response should be received within 10 to 12 working days)

Individual taxpayers located outside the U.S. may also contact the IRS by mail at:

Internal Revenue Service
International Accounts
Philadelphia, PA 19255-0725

Business taxpayers located outside the U.S. may also contact the IRS by mail at:

Internal Revenue Service
International Accounts
Ogden, UT 84201-0038

Forms & Publications

Downloadable forms, publications, and answers to your federal tax questions can be found at www.IRS.gov. The website contains a wide variety of topics, including information for international and military taxpayers.

If you would like to receive forms by U.S. mail, you can order them from the IRS website or by calling 001-800-829-3976.