All COL Financial applicants must have a Philippine Tax Identification Number (TIN) before their COL application can be approved.

COL Financial has consulted with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on how to retrieve or apply for a TIN. Below are the following guidelines:


Contact the BIR to retrieve your TIN

They will ask security questions before release your TIN


  • For employed and self-employed individuals kindly refer to this link for your TIN application: BIR Application Guidelines
  • For students, homemakers, retirees, foreign citizens and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) kindly refer to the forms and complete requirements on this link: TIN Application Guidelines

If the BIR officer would ask for a certification that you are opening an account with COL Financial, kindly email us with your complete name (with middle initial) at so that we can provide you one.