IRS Office San Diego

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IRS Office San Diego – 880 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92101

IRS office San Diego

The IRS office at San Diego is surrounded by a few museums, posh hotels, great eateries few schools as well. If you are casually visiting the IRS office you may consider saving some time for Museum of Contemporary Art, The New Children’s Museum, and USS Midway Museum to name a few. San Diego IRS Office is located at Edward J. Schwartz Federal Office, built in 1975 and awarded with an Energy Star Label for Buildings. U.S. District Court, U.S. Attorneys, Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein are among some of the important tenants.


IRS Office San Diego map

East on Interstate 5: While keeping towards west, merge onto I-5 interstate. Take the 16B exit towards 6th Avenue downtown and keep left at the fork for merging onto Sixth Avenue. Then, take the right towards Ash Street and the two lanes on the left lead towards Front Street.

West on Interstate 5: Head southwest on Interstate 5 and look out for Exit 17 which leads towards the Front Street. Once you take Exit 17, continue until you reach Front Street. The IRS office is located between West Broadway and West F Street.

North on Interstate 5, Cabrillo Freeway: Take CA-163 and head South then take the exit 1B for Interstate 5 and follow the signs to locate the left towards 4th Avenue. Turn left onto 4th avenue and turn right at 3rd cross-street onto Ash Street. The left two lanes lead towards Front Street.

South on Interstate 5, John J. Montgomery Freeway: Head north as you continue on I-5 and take exit 16B for 6th Avenue towards Downtown. Merge onto Sixth Avenue then turn right onto Ash Street. Take the right 2 lanes to reach Front Street.


Monday through Friday, 8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. local time. Federal holiday schedules are followed.

Contact Information

Office Information: 619-321-5950

How to make an appointment

If you require face-to-face service at your local IRS office, you must call 844-545-5640 to schedule an appointment.

Once you make an appointment, you will receive an automated email confirming the day and time of your appointment.


No free parking is offered on-spot for general visitors. However, metered parking street(s) are available nearby at a walking distance. Commercial parking is expensive, pricing ranging between $5 and $30 on average.


Public visitors might need to pass through electronic security equipment. Presenting a government issued valid ID might be mandatory for gaining access to the building, and the confirmation of appointment.

ADA access is available at the main entrance to the building.


  • Account inquiries (help with letters, notices and levies on your wages or bank account)
  • Adjustments (changes to tax account information or payments)
  • Alien clearances (Sailing Permits)
  • Assistance with Affordable Care Act tax provision questions for individuals
  • Basic tax law assistance January 1 – April 18 (answers related to your individual Federal Tax Return) (Topics)
  • Form 911, Request for Taxpayer Advocate Service Assistance
  • Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return (submission of tax return if unable to e-file)
  • Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers and Form W-7 (More Information)
  • Multilingual assistance (over 150 languages translated)
  • Payment arrangements
  • Payments (check or money order only)
  • Procedural inquiries
  • Solutions to tax issues
  • Tax forms (based on availability)

*Does not accept cash payments

This office provides Facilitated Self Assistance (FSA), a self-assistance computer kiosk with an IRS employee available to assist you with navigating the website.  With FSA, you can access the website to complete a number of IRS-related tasks or get more information on the following subjects:

  • Free File program
  • Forms & Publications
  • Where’s My Refund?
  • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
  • Tax law questions
  • Transcripts
  • Online Employer Identification Number (EIN) Application
  • Online Payment Agreement
  • Electronic payments (Direct Pay and EFTPS)
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2 thoughts on “IRS Office San Diego”

  1. I have one thing to say, …. i have filed taxes for the last 30 years, and apparrently, Donald Trump says i don’t have to anymore, so have fun with that.

  2. Hi,

    As I heard that camera mobile phones are not allowed inside building. Do you locker facility to mobile phones(with camera)?



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