e-file Status: “EFIN Mismatch with VCN on File” has missing or incomplete EFIN information.

The e-filing process for this return has been stopped due to missing or incomplete EFIN information within EFIN Manager. For resolution, please enter the EFIN and tracking number information in EFIN Manager on the Electronic Filing Status Site.

Please follow the steps below:
  1. Launch the Electronic Filing Status System from within the tax program.
  2. Select Admin > EFIN Manager from the toolbar.
  3. Click Add EFIN on the EFIN Manager window.
  4. Enter the EFIN that was assigned by the IRS to authorize electronic filing.
  5. Enter the IRS Tracking Number associated with the EFIN.
    • Note: When entering the Tracking Number, the account number must be selected to apply it to.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. For verification, re-enter the EFIN and Tracking Number.
  8. Click Confirm.
  9. If your entries match, click OK to continue.
  10. Click OK to confirm acknowledgement. It will take approximately 24-48 hours for the IRS to validate the EFIN.
  11. Select an account number for the EFIN. You can select multiple account numbers for a single or multiple EFINs, if needed.
  12. Click Save.
For additional details or questions regarding EFIN Manager, please see How do I manage Electronic Filing Identification Numbers (EFINs) for my firm in the Electronic Filing Status System®? .
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