What is a business registration number?
A business registration number is a unique number issued to your organization by the government. This number can be found on your formation documents such as your company's articles of incorporation, certificate of formation, government-issued business license, recently filed annual return, or partnership agreement.
Each state has a different format for the business registration number found on the formation documents, below are some examples:
Florida - N97000001383 (nonprofit), L12000028718 (LLC), 254054 (corp)
Georgia - Control No. 12345678 found on Certificate of Organization
Delaware - File No. 1234567 found on Certificate of Formation, Certificate of Conversion
Massachusetts - Identification No - 000928779
NYC - DOS ID # 1234567
BR number ( Business Registration Certificate by IRD (Inland Revenue Department): The BR number comprises 8 numerals at the front of business registration certificate number (e.g. 99999999-&&&-&&-&&-&)
See Sample: Hong Kong Sample Document - this number doubles as tax ID.