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P.O. Box 679, Koror, Palau 96940
administration@ropssa.org
SSA Office: Tel (680) 488-2457 | Fax: (680) 488-1470
HCF Office: Tel (680) 488-1904 | Fax: (680) 488-4019

Applying for an EIN

Every business that is established in Palau must apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN). Applicants must visit the Social Security office to complete the process.

Applicable Fees
To view Fee Schedule table, click here.

Processing Time
If your EIN application is complete and all documents have been provided to the Social Security office, your EIN card will be available after 48 hours.

Existing Debts
Any Employer or Owner with an existing or past business that owes Social Security contributions shall not be eligible for obtaining an Employer Identification Number for a new business or a Social Security Number of any new employees without first executing a payment agreement and making payment on time for at least six (6) months, or remitting full payment of amount owed.

Requirements for Palauan Citizens

Sole Proprietorship (With or Without Employees)
Must complete an Application for EIN
Must have a valid Palau Social Security Number
Partnership
Must complete an Application for EIN
Must have a valid Palau Social Security Number
Must present a Partnership agreement that has been registered at the Attorney General's Office
Corporation
Must complete an Application for EIN
Must have a valid Palau Social Security Number
Must provide Corporate Charter, By-Laws, and Articles of Incorporation
Non Profit
Must complete an Application for EIN
Must have a valid Palau Social Security Number
Must provide Non-Profit Corporate Charter, By-Laws, and Articles of Incorporation

Requirements for Foreign Citizens

Sole Proprietorship (With or Without Employees)
Must complete an Application for EIN
Must have a valid Palau Social Security Number
Must present an Investor Permit and Foreign Investment Approval Certificate (FIAC)
Lease Agreement
Partnership
Must complete an Application for EIN
Must have a valid Palau Social Security Number
Must present an Investor Permit, Partnership Agreement (registered at Attorney General's Office, and Foreign Investment Approval Certificate (FIAC)
Lease Agreement
Corporation
Must complete an Application for EIN
Must have a valid Palau Social Security Number
Must present an Investor Permit, Foreign Investment Approval Certficate (FIAC), Corporate Charter, By-Laws, and Articles of Incorporation
Lease Agreement
Registered Non-Profit
Must complete an Application for EIN
Must have a valid Palau Social Security Number
Must provide Non-Profit Corporate Charter/AG's Registration Certificate, By-Laws, and Articles of Incorporation
Lease Agreement