No. To apply for an EIN without an SSN, you will need to complete Form SS-4, which is the application for an EIN. When filling out the form, be sure to include your foreign address in the appropriate section, and make sure you have all the necessary information on hand, such as your LLC’s name, your name and Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (more on how to obtain this below), and the name and address of your registered agent.
You cannot use a CPN or SPN.
What is a CPN or SPN?
A CPN or SPN is a nine-digit number that helps protect your social security number in some situations. They are also sometimes called Secondary Credit Numbers (SCN).
Does ZenBusiness offer a CPN?
No. Additionally, using a CPN in place of an SSN can be a federal crime. For more information, read the US Federal Trade Commission website.