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To get an ITIN, the US citizen spouse will have to submit a W-7 (Application for ITIN). You will need to attach a valid federal income tax return and proof of identity (passport) or copies certified by issue agency (your consulate). Alternatively, you can visit a Taxpayer Assistance Center or an IRS authorized Acceptance Agent who will assist you in applying for your ITIN.
It is probably easier to visit a Taxpayer Assistance Center or authorized agent then mailing your passport or visiting your consulate.
You can find the W-7 and a list of Acceptance Agents and Taxpayer Assistance Center on the IRS website at www.irs.gov. Search for ITIN.
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