ROS

ROS -How can I become a ROS customer?

There are three steps to becoming a ROS customer:

  1. Apply for your ROS access Number (RAN)
    • Log onto the Revenue homepage (www.revenue.ie) and click on the Register button under the “Self-Employed Individuals, Business and Practicitioner2 heading. You will be presented with the three steps to registering for ROS.
    • Click on the Apply For Your RAN button, enter a tax registration number and click Submit.
    • If you are an agent and applying for a RAN you should enter you Tax Advisor Identification Number (TAIN).
    • You must then enter your contact details and click Submit.
    • Registration numbers entered will now be validated. Your RAN will be posted to your Revenue record address within roughly three daysOnce you have received your RAN, you may proceed to step 2.
  2. Apply for your Digital Certificate
    Step 2 involves applying for a System Password. This can be done by completing the following steps:

    • Log onto the ROS Homepage and click on the Register button under the “Self-Employed Individuals, Business and Practitioners” heading. You will be presented with the three steps to registering for ROS.
    • Click on the Apply For Your Digital Cert button, enter your RAN and click Next.
    • Select a tax type and enter your tax registration number / TAIN number and click Next.
    • Enter your official e-mail address and click Submit. If you wish, you may enter a different e-mail address for each tax registration.
    • Your System Password will be posted to your Revenue record address within roughly three days.Once you have received your System Password, you may proceed to Step 3.
  3. Retrieve your Digital Certificate
    Step 3 involves retrieving your Digital Certificate. This can be done by completing the following steps:

    • Log onto the ROS Homepage and click on the Register button under the “Self-Employed Individuals, Business and Practitioners” heading. You will be presented with the three steps to registering for ROS.
    • Click on the Retrieve Your Digital Certificate button.
    • You must read the Terms & Conditions.
    • If you agree with these click I Accept, then enter a tax type and registration number / TAIN number and click Next.
    • You are now required to enter your System Password and click Submit.
    • The final step is to enter the name of your Digital Certificate and password and click Request Certificate. (If the screen does not display properly, please see the Browser Requirements Section ensure compatibility with ROS).

Once your Digital Certificate is installed you will be returned to the ROS Home Page. You are now effectively a ROS customer and you can file returns and access your Revenue information.

If you would like more information about how we can help you ensure you meet all your self -assessment requirements without the need to register for ROS please contact us.


Talk to TAB Taxation Services Ltd today to arrange for one of our tax experts to assist you with your self-assessment tax return.