Where's My Amended Return?

Check the status of your Form 1040-X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, for this year and up to three prior years.

Amended Return Status

When to check...

Your amended return will take up to 3 weeks after you mailed it to show up on our system. Processing it can take up to 16 weeks .

What you need...

You will need your Social Security Number, Date of birth, and Zip Code.

Check the status of your Form 1040-X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, for this year and up to three prior years.


The amended return tool can’t access certain amended returns; refer to our frequently asked questions for more information.

IRS telephone assistors don’t have any additional information about your amended return while it is processing. Call our toll-free number only when the tool asks you to contact us.