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1 Understing Your IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number ITIN

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3 TABLE OF CONTENTS Important Changes to Note 4 General Information 5 What is an ITIN? 5 What is the purpose of an ITIN? 5 When did IRS start issuing ITINs why? 5 Are ITINs valid for identification? 5 How do I know if I need an ITIN? 6 Who must apply? 6 How do I apply for an ITIN? 7 Where can I get a Form W-7/W-7(SP)? 7 What information must be included on 7 Form W-7/W-7(SP)? Where do I file my Form W-7/W-7(SP)? 8 Where do I attach my Form W-7/W-7(SP)? 8 What are Acceptance Agents? 8 Will I have to pay to get an ITIN? 8 When should I apply for my ITIN? 8 How long does it take to get an ITIN? 8 Can I get an ITIN if I am an undocumented 9 alien? Is the Form W-7 available in any foreign 9 language? Documentation 9 What are the documentation requirements when 9 applying for an ITIN? What documents are acceptable as proof 10 of identity foreign status? What is a National Identification Card? 10 Exceptions 10 What are the exceptions to the requirement 10 to attach a U.S. tax return? Dependency/Exemption Issues 12 What are the rules for dependents? 12 Employment Issues 12 Are ITINs valid for work purposes? 12 Which aliens are eligible to receive Social 12 Security Numbers? What student visas qualify for employment? 12 Which foreign students qualify for ITINs? 12 General Information for Completion of 12 Form W-7/W-7(SP) Line by Line Instructions for Completing 12 Form W-7/W-7(SP)? Signature 16 Who can sign the Form W-7/W-7(SP)? 16 Who can sign the Form W-7/W-7(SP) if the 16 applicant is a minor under 14 years of age? Who can sign the Form W-7/W-7(SP) if the 16 applicant is 14 years of age or older? Mailing the Application: 16 Where should I mail my application? 16 Additional Information 16 Where can I go to get help with my ITIN 16 application? Where can I obtain additional information 17 to help me with my ITIN application? Where can I call to get help with my 17 W-7/W-7(SP) application? Frequently Asked Questions Answers 17 Exhibits 19 Supporting Documentation Table 19 Exception Criteria Chart 20 Examples of Completed Form W-7s 24 for Exceptions Form W-7/W-7(SP) Check List Preparation 30 Summary Sample Copy of Letter from Withholding 31 Agent/Financial Institution Copy of Form W-7 32 Individual Taxpayer Identification Number 3

4 Persons outside the U.S. may call for assistance (this is not a toll-free call). Keep in mind that the Internal Revenue Service conducts an overseas taxpayer assistance program during the taxfiling season (January through mid-june). To find out if IRS personnel will be in your area, please contact the Consular Section at the nearest United States Embassy or Consulate. UNDERSTANDING YOUR IRS INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER IRS assistance is available to help you prepare your Form W-7/W-7(SP) In the United States, call: (toll-free) or Visit an IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center or Call your local IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center to make an appointment to visit. Overseas help can be obtained from the following IRS offices: Location Address Telephone Number London, United States Embassy [44] [207] Engl 24/31 Grosvenor Square London W1A 1AE Engl United Kingdom Paris, United States Embassy [33] (1) France 2 Avenue Gabriel Paris Cedex 08, France Physical Address: United States Consulate 2, Rue St. Florentin Paris, France Frankfurt, U.S. Consulate Frankfurt [49] (69) Germany Geissener Str Frankfurt am main, Germany IMPORTANT CHANGES TO NOTE: 1. The criteria description under Exception 2 has been revised. 2. There has been a change in the number of IRS posts abroad where ITIN assistance can be obtained. 3. Forms W-7 will be processed at a new IRS Service Center. There is a new address to use for mailing applications to Austin, Texas. REMINDER: Each ITIN applicant must: 1. Apply using the most current W-7, Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number or Form W-7(SP), Solicitud de Número de Identificación Personal del Contribuyente del Servicio de Impuestos Internos. 2. Attach an original valid U.S. Federal income tax return. ITINs will no longer be assigned prior to the taxpayer filing a valid U.S. income tax return (Form 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, 1040NR, 1040NR-EZ), to pay or claim withheld taxes unless an exception to the tax return filing requirement is met (see Exceptions later in this publication). 3. Supply original proof of identity foreign status documents or notarized/certified copies there are only 13 acceptable documents (see the Supporting Documentation Table later in this Publication). While the IRS will accept original documents, it is suggested that you submit certified or notarized copies. 4. Mail Form W-7/W-7(SP), proof of identity documents, a United States individual income tax return to: Internal Revenue Service ITIN Operation P.O. Box Austin, TX Individual Taxpayer Identification Number

5 CAUTION: If you are attaching your tax return to the Form W-7, do not use the mailing address in the instructions for your tax return. Do not send a copy of the return to any other IRS office. You can apply for an ITIN by mail, at any IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center in the United States at IRS offices abroad (contact the IRS office abroad to find out if that office accepts Form W-7/W-7(SP) applications). You can also apply through an Acceptance Agent, (see What are Acceptance Agents? later in this publication). The IRS will send your ITIN in the form of an authorization letter. An ITIN does not change your immigration status or your right to work in the United States. An ITIN is for tax purposes only. GENERAL INFORMATION What is an ITIN? An ITIN is a tax processing number, issued by the Internal Revenue Service, for certain resident nonresident aliens, their spouses, their dependents. It is a nine-digit number beginning with the number 9, has a range of numbers from 70 to 88 for the fourth fifth digits is formatted like a SSN (i.e. 9XX-7X- XXXX). The ITIN is only available to individuals who are required to have a taxpayer identification number for tax purposes but who do not have, are not eligible to obtain a SSN from the Social Security Administration (SSA). Only individuals who have a valid filing requirement or are filing a tax return to claim a refund of over-withheld tax are eligible to receive an ITIN. Generally a U.S. Federal income tax return must accompany the ITIN application, unless the individual meets one of the exceptions. (See Exceptions ). Caution: Applications for individuals who are requesting an ITIN as a spouse or a dependent of a primary taxpayer, must attach a valid U.S. Federal income tax return to the Form W-7. ITINs are issued regardless of immigration status because both resident nonresident aliens may have United States tax return filing payment responsibilities under the Internal Revenue Code. What is the purpose of an ITIN? ITINs are used for tax purposes only, are not intended to serve any other purpose. IRS issues ITINs to help individuals comply with the U.S. tax laws, to provide a means to efficiently process account for tax returns payments for those not eligible for Social Security Numbers. An ITIN: 1. Does not authorize work in the U.S. or provide eligibility for Social Security Benefits or the Earned Income Tax Credit. 2. Is not valid for identification outside of the tax system. 3. Does not establish immigration status. An applicant must enter his/her ITIN in the space provided for the SSN when completing filing a Federal income tax return (Form 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, 1040NR, 1040NR-EZ). NOTE: When applying for an ITIN for the purpose of filing a valid tax return, the applicant is required to file the tax return with the Form W-7/W-7(SP) application unless specifically meeting an exception to the tax return requirement. (See Exceptions ). When did IRS start issuing ITINs why? In 1996, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued regulations that introduced the ITIN, required foreign persons to use an ITIN as their unique identification number on Federal tax returns (T.D. 8671, C.B.314). The regulations were intended to address the concern by the IRS the U.S. Department of the Treasury that, without a unique number, taxpayers could not be identified effectively tax returns could not be processed efficiently. Are ITINs valid for identification? ITINs are not valid for identification outside of the tax system should not be offered as identification for non-tax purposes. Since ITINs are strictly for tax processing, the IRS does not apply the same stards as agencies that provide genuine identity certification. ITIN applicants are not required to apply in person. Individual Taxpayer Identification Number 5

6 How do I know if I need an ITIN? If you do not have a Social Security Number (SSN) are not eligible to obtain a SSN, but you are required to furnish a Federal tax identification number to file a U.S. tax return, be claimed as a spouse or dependent on a U.S. tax return or are required to furnish a tax identification number for any other tax purpose, you must apply for an ITIN. An alien individual cannot have both an ITIN a SSN. If you are eligible for a SSN, you must first apply for one. Persons eligible to receive a Social Security Number are not eligible to receive an ITIN. Treasury regulations governing Internal Revenue Code Section 6109 require a valid taxpayer identification number for each person listed on the tax return. If the Social Security Administration denies the applicant s request for a SSN they will issue a letter of denial. That letter must be attached to the Form W-7 when it is submitted to the IRS. NOTE: Although most applicants are required to file their tax return by attaching it to Form W-7/W-7(SP), there are exceptions to this requirement. (See Exceptions ). Who Must Apply? Any individual who is not eligible to obtain a SSN but who must furnish a taxpayer identification number to the IRS must apply for an ITIN on Form W-7/W-7(SP). Do not complete Form W-7/W-7(SP) if you have a SSN or if you are eligible to obtain a SSN (i.e., A United States citizen or person lawfully admitted for permanent residence or employment). Applicants must have a valid filing requirement file an original valid U.S. Federal income tax return with their ITIN applications, unless they meet one of the exceptions listed later in this publication. Note: Exceptions relate to the tax return filing requirement only. They do not relate to the tax purpose. Therefore, all individuals must have a tax purpose for requesting an ITIN, whether or not a U.S. Federal income tax return is submitted to the IRS with Form W-7. To determine if you have a filing requirement, see Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax or Publication 519, A United States Tax Guide for Aliens. Examples of who needs an ITIN: A nonresident alien individual eligible to obtain the benefit of a reduced tax withholding rate under an income tax treaty. See Pub. 515, Withholding of Tax on Nonresident Aliens Foreign Entities. A nonresident alien individual not eligible for a SSN who is required to file a U.S. tax return or who is filing a U.S. tax return only to claim a refund. A nonresident alien individual not eligible for a SSN who elects to file a joint U.S. tax return with a spouse who is a U.S. citizen or resident. A U.S. resident alien (based on the substantial presence test) who files a U.S. tax return but who is not eligible for a SSN. For information about the substantial presence test, see Pub. 519, U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens. An alien spouse, claimed as an exemption on a U.S. tax return, who is not eligible to obtain a SSN. An alien individual eligible to be claimed as a dependent on a U.S. tax return but who is not eligible to obtain a SSN. To determine if an alien individual is eligible to be claimed as a dependent on a United States tax return, see Pub. 501, Exemptions, Stard Deductions, Filing Information, Pub. 519,. A United States Tax Guide for Aliens. A nonresident alien student, professor, or researcher who is required to file a United States tax return but who is not eligible for a SSN. If you have an application for a SSN pending, do not file Form W-7/W-7(SP). Complete Form W-7/W-7(SP) only when the SSA notifies you that a SSN cannot be issued. Proof that the SSA denied your request for a SSN must be included with your submission of Form W-7/W-7(SP). To request a SSN, use Form SS-5, Application for a Social Security Card, (Original, Replacement or Correction). This form can be obtained from the SSA or downloaded from the IRS web site at irs.gov. To find out if you are eligible to obtain a SSN, contact you re nearest SSA Office. 6 Individual Taxpayer Identification Number

7 IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are filing for an extension of time to file a United States income tax return (Form 4868 or Form 2688) or making an estimated payment with Forms 4868, 2688, or Form 1040-ES/1040-ES (NR), Estimated Tax for Individuals/Estimated Tax for Nonresident Aliens do not file the Form W-7/W-7(SP) with these forms. Write ITIN TO BE REQUESTED wherever the ITIN or SSN is requested. An ITIN will be issued only after you have filed a valid income tax return have met all other requirements. How do I apply for an ITIN? You must complete Form W-7/W-7(SP) attach a valid U.S. Federal income tax return, unless you qualify for an exception. Include your original, notarized or certified proof of identity documents. Because you are filing your tax return as an attachment to your ITIN application, you should not mail your return to the address listed in the Form 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ instructions. Instead, send your return, Form W-7/W- 7(SP) proof of identity documents to the address listed in the Form W-7 instructions: Internal Revenue Service ITIN Operation P.O. Box Austin, TX You may also apply using the services of an IRSauthorized Acceptance Agent or visit an IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC) in lieu of your mailing the information to the IRS. TACs in the United States provide help with ITIN applications on a walk-in or appointment basis. TACs are available to: Assist taxpayers in the preparation of the Form W-7/ W-7(SP). Answer questions about Form W-7/W-7(SP). Review /or validate your identity documents. Forward your Form W-7/W-7(SP), accompanying tax return, if applicable, to the IRS processing service center. For overseas assistance contact one of the overseas IRS offices listed in the front of this publication to find out if that office accepts Form W-7/W-7(SP). Telephone assistance is also available by calling the IRS toll-free number at (inside the United States) for information help in completing your Form W-7/W-7(SP) your tax return. International applicants may call (not a toll free number) for assistance. This number is not available for residents of the U.S. REMINDER: Only the current edition of Form W-7/ W-7(SP) will be accepted. All other versions of this form will be rejected returned to you, which will result in processing delays. Where Can I get a Form W-7/W-7(SP)? Forms can be obtained by: Calling within the continental United States only. Bulk quantities may also be ordered through this number. Using a personal computer to download Form W-7/ W-7(SP) from our world wide web site at Visiting the nearest IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center or Overseas IRS office. Writing to: Internal Revenue Service National Distribution Center P.O. Box 8903 Bloomington, IL What information must be included on Form W-7/W-7(SP)? Form W-7/W-7(SP) will request the following type of information: Reason for applying Applicant s full name ( birth name if different) Applicant s foreign address Applicant s country of citizenship Applicant s mailing address Applicant s date place of birth Information about a passport or visa The signature of the applicant, or if the applicant is a minor, it may be the signature of the parent, court-appointed guardian or Power of Attorney. (see Signature later in this Publication). NOTE: In addition to completing the form you must also attach appropriate identification documents a valid US Federal income tax return (unless an exception to the return filing requirement is met). Individual Taxpayer Identification Number 7

8 Where do I file my Form W-7/W-7(SP)? By Mail: Mail your completed application, your original tax return any other substantiating or supporting identification documents listed on the Supporting Documentation Table to: Internal Revenue Service ITIN Operation P.O. Box Austin, TX CAUTION: Do not use the mailing address in the instructions for your tax return; use the address above. Do not send a copy of the return to any other IRS office. In Person: You can apply for an ITIN by bringing your completed forms documentation to any IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center in the United States most IRS offices abroad, where IRS personnel will verify your documentation forward the application to the IRS processing center. Through Acceptance Agents: You can also apply through an Acceptance Agent authorized by the IRS to facilitate the ITIN application process for you. To obtain a list of authorized Acceptance Agents in you area, visit the IRS website at REMINDER: Keep a copy of your application for your records. Where do I attach my Form W-7/W-7(SP)? If you are required to file an U.S. Federal income tax return with this form, attach Form W-7/W-7(SP) to the front of your return. If you are applying for more than one ITIN for the same return (such as for a spouse or dependents) attach all Forms W-7/W-7(SP) in the order that the individuals are listed on the tax return. What are Acceptance Agents? Acceptance Agents (AAs) are persons (individuals or entities (colleges, financial institutions, accounting firms, etc.)) who have entered into formal agreements with the IRS that permit them to assist applicants in obtaining ITINs. Certifying Acceptance Agents (CAAs) are individuals or entities who assume a greater responsibility. They are also authorized to verify the applicant s claim of identity foreign status through a review of appropriate documentation, as well as verifying the authenticity, accuracy completeness of the supporting documentation. In addition, once the ITIN is issued, the CAA receives the applicant s number directly from IRS. 8 Individual Taxpayer Identification Number IRS does not charge a fee to obtain an ITIN, however, a person acting as an AA/CAA may charge a fee for his/her services. A list of authorized Acceptance Agents is available on the IRS website at Note: Even if you are utilizing the services of an Acceptance Agent, you must follow all procedures outlined in this Publication for obtaining an ITIN, (i.e. attaching Form W-7/W-7(SP) to your Federal income tax return, unless you meet one of the exceptions to the tax return filing requirement). Acceptance Agents only facilitate the application process are not authorized to issue the ITIN directly. Will I have to pay to get an ITIN? The IRS does not require payment of a fee for issuing an ITIN. However, fees may apply if you choose to use the services of an Acceptance Agent. When should I apply for my ITIN? Complete Form W-7/W-7(SP) as soon as you are ready to file your U.S. Federal income tax return, since you must attach the return to your application. However if you meet one of the exceptions to the tax return filing requirement, submit your completed Form W-7/ W-7(SP), along with your proof of identity foreign status the required supplemental documents to substantiate your qualification for the exception, as soon as possible after you determine you are covered by an exception. You can apply for an ITIN any time during the year; however, if the tax return you attach to Form W-7 is filed after the return s due date, you may owe interest /or penalties. You should file your current year return by the prescribed due date to avoid this. How long does it take to get an ITIN? If you qualify for an ITIN your application is complete, you will receive a letter from the IRS assigning your tax identification number usually within four to six weeks. Applications mailed from abroad may take considerably longer. If you have not received a response within the referenced time period, you may call (toll free within the United States) to request the status of your application. Taxpayers overseas can contact one of the IRS offices listed in the front of this publication or call (not a toll-free number).

9 Can I get an ITIN if I am an undocumented alien? Yes, If you are required to file a U. S. Federal income tax return or qualify to be listed on another individual s tax return as a spouse or dependent, you must have either a valid SSN or an ITIN. If you are an undocumented alien cannot get a SSN, you must get an ITIN for tax purposes. Remember, having an ITIN does not: Give you the right to work in the United States, Change your immigration status, or Entitle you to the Earned Income Tax Credit or Social Security benefits. Is the Form W-7 available in any foreign language? Yes, this form is available in Spanish as Form W-7(SP), Solicitud de Número de Identificación Personal del Contribuyente del Servicio de Impuestos Internos. DOCUMENTATION What are the documentation requirements when applying for an ITIN? The Form W-7 Application must be accompanied by the following documentation when applying for an ITIN: 1. Your completed Form W-7/W-7(SP). 2. Your original valid U.S. Federal income tax return for which the ITIN is needed. However if one of the exceptions to the tax return filing requirement applies, you must attach the documentation that is required to support that exception. 3. The original documents, or certified or notarized copies of documents, that substantiate the information provided on the Form W-7/W-7(SP). The supporting documentation must be consistent with the applicant s information provided on Form W-7/W-7(SP). For example, the name, date of birth country of citizenship must be the same as lines 1a, 4 6a of the Form W-7/W-7(SP). The documentation you present must: 1. Verify your identity by containing your name photograph support your claim of foreign status. (see Supporting Documentation Table in the Exhibits). 2. Be an original document; be a copy certified by the issuing agency, be a copy certified or notarized by a State Department employee (i.e. United States notaries at Embassies Consulates worldwide), a United States Military Judge Advocate General Officer, a United States public notary legally authorized within his or her local jurisdiction, or a foreign notary legally authorized as outlined by the Hague Convention. The Convention provides for the simplified certification of public (including notarized) documents to be used in countries that have joined the convention. A certification will be issued in the form of an aspostille, which will be attached to the copy of the document. (The apostille must stay attached to the copy of the document when it is sent to the IRS.). When submitting documentation to a notary, the notary must see the valid, unaltered original documents verify that the copy conforms to the original. 3. Must be current, i.e. not expired. The definition of current for applying for an ITIN is as follows: Birth certificates do not contain expiration dates, therefore, will be considered current. Passports National Identification cards displaying an expiration date will be considered current only if the date displayed on the document has not expired prior to the date the Form W-7/ W-7(SP) is submitted. School records Medical records (used only for children under the age of 14; under the age of 18 if a student) will be considered current only if the date displayed on the records is not more than one (1) year prior to the date the Form W-7/W-7(SP) is submitted. Individual Taxpayer Identification Number 9

10 Original documents you submit will be returned to you. You do not need to provide a return envelope. Copies of documents will not be returned. If your original documents are not returned within 60 days, you may call the IRS (see Telephone Help ) to inquire as to the status. (It is strongly suggested, that if possible, authorized copies of documents be sent in lieu of originals ). What documents are acceptable as proof of identity foreign status? IRS has streamlined the number of documents the agency will accept as proof of identity foreign status to obtain an ITIN. If you submit an original passport or a properly notarized or certified copy of a valid passport you do not need to submit any other documents from the list below. If you do not have a passport, you must provide a combination of current documents (at least two or more) that show your name photograph support your claim of identity foreign status. With the exception of children under 14 years of age (under 18 years of age if a student), at least one document you present must contain a recent photograph. Listed below are the only documents that will be accepted by IRS: 1. Passport (st alone document) 2. United States Citizenship Immigration Services (USCIS) photo identification 3. Visa issued by the US Department of State 4. United States driver s license 5. United States military identification card 6. Foreign driver s license 7. Foreign military identification card 8. National identification card. The document must be current, contain the individual s name, address, photograph, date of birth expiration date (i.e. Mexican Matricula card). 9. U. S. State identification card 10. Foreign voter s registration card 11. Civil birth certificate * 12. Medical records (dependent s only under 14 years of age; under 18 years of age if a student) * 13. School Records (dependent s only - under 14 years of age; under 18 years of age is a student) * 10 Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (*may be used to establish foreign status only if documents are foreign.) NOTE: You may be requested to provide a certified translation of foreign language documents. If you have applied for a Social Security Number, but the Social Security Administration has denied your request, your ITIN application must also contain an official letter, form, or other documentation from the SSA providing proof that your application was denied. (This pertains only to persons who have been issued a Visa from the US Department of State that enables them to obtain a SSN.) This proof must be attached to your Form W-7/W-7(SP) or your application for an ITIN will be rejected. Students who enter the U.S. on an F, J, or M visa, but who will not be employed are here only for the purpose of study, or person s present in the U.S. who are receiving only honoraria payments, do not have to go to the SSA to try obtain a Social Security Number first. A letter from the Designated School Official (DSO), Responsible Officer (RO or Authorized School Official can be submitted in lieu of a letter from the SSA. (See the Exception Chart at the end of this publication.) What is a National Identification Card? Some foreign governments issue identification cards to their citizens. IRS will accept these cards as proof of identity foreign status in combination with other documents described above if the card is current (i.e. not expired) contains the applicant s name, address, photograph, date of birth. EXCEPTIONS What are the exceptions to the requirement to attach a U.S. Federal income tax return? Although most ITIN applicants must attach a valid income tax return to their Form W-7 application, there are limited circumstances under which an ITIN will be issued without an attached return. If any of the four exceptions listed below apply to you, you will not need to attach a U.S. Federal income tax return to your W-7/W-7(SP). These exceptions are explained in detail in the Exhibit section at end of this Publication. If you claim an exception to the requirement to submit a valid original U.S. income tax return with Form W-7/ W-7(SP) you must submit proof of your claim in lieu of the tax return.

11 NOTE: Applicants with a VISA that is valid for employment, who will be employed in the U.S., should first apply for a SSN with the Social Security Administration (SSA). If you are unable to obtain a SSN after completing Form SS-5, a denial letter from the SSA must be attached to your Form W-7/W-7(SP) or your application will be rejected. Remember, you are not eligible for an ITIN if you are eligible to obtain a SSN. Exception 1. Third Party Withholding on Passive Income; Third Party Withholding on Passive Income. IRS information reporting /or tax withholding is required apply to third parties (frequently banks other financial institutions), who will request a TIN from you to enable them to comply with U.S. Treasury Regulations. To obtain an ITIN under this exception, you must include supporting documentation with your Form W-7/W-7(SP) showing that you own an asset that generates income subject to IRS information reporting /or tax withholding requirements that will take place within the current tax year Exception 2. Wages, Salary, Compensation Honoraria Payments with Tax Treaty Benefits Claimed; Scholarships, Fellowships Grants with Tax Treaty Benefits Claimed; Scholarships, Fellowships Grants No Tax Treaty Benefits Claimed; or Gambling Winnings with Tax Treaty Benefits Claimed Wages, Salary or Compensation Honoraria Payments* - Tax Treaty Benefits claimed. IRS information reporting tax withholding is required by law apply to third parties who will request a TIN from you to enable them to comply with U.S.Treasury Regulations. To obtain a TIN under this exception, you must attach a letter from the SSA denying your request for a Social Security Number. * Individuals present in the U.S. who are receiving honoraria payments only, do not have to apply for a SSN or submit letter of denial from the SSA. A letter from the Authorized School Official who extended the invitation will suffice. Scholarship, Fellowship or Grant Income. IRS information reporting /or tax withholding is required by law apply to third parties who will request a TIN from you to enable them to comply with U.S. Treasury Regulations. Students on a F- 1, J-1 or M-1 visa who will not be working while studying in the U.S., will not have to apply for a SSN. They will be permitted to provide a letter from their Designated School Official (DSO), or Responsible Officer (RO) stating that they will not be securing employment in the U.S. or receiving any type of income from personal services. Gambling Winnings Tax Treaty Benefits claimed. If you are a nonresident alien visitor with gambling winnings, your Form W-7/W-7(SP) will be processed under an exception (2) only if submitted through the appropriate gaming official serving as an authorized ITIN Acceptance Agent. Exception 3. Thirty Party Reporting of Mortgage Interest Under the Internal Revenue laws, most recipients (lenders) of home mortgage interest report the amount of interest they receive from the borrower to both the IRS the borrower. This reporting is usually done on a Form 1098, Mortgage Interest Statement. First time filers who secure a home loan may seek an ITIN to provide to their lender. Exception 4. Third Party Withholding Disposition by a Foreign Person of United States Real Property Interest A tax withholding obligation is generally imposed on a buyer or other transferee (withholding agent) when a United States real property interest is acquired from a foreign person. This withholding serves to collect the tax that may be owed by the foreign person. In some instances, the foreign person may apply for a withholding certificate to reduce or eliminate withholding on the disposition of the real property. An ITIN would be needed for this transaction. Individual Taxpayer Identification Number 11

12 DEPENDENCY/EXEMPTION ISSUES (See IRS Publication 501 for who qualifies to be claimed as a dependent.) What are the rules for dependents? Residents of Mexico, Canada, or U.S. nationals must use the same rules as U.S. citizens to determine who is a dependent for which dependents exemptions can be claimed. For residents of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) there are two additional requirements, for students business apprentices from India they must also be able to claim the benefits of the United States- India tax treaty. See publication 501 (Exemptions, Stard Deduction Filing Information), for additional information to determine who may qualify as a dependent. If the dependent is a minor, the documentation must establish the relationship between the dependent the primary taxpayer. Such documentation could include a birth certificate, adoption papers, or other court appointment papers showing legal guardianship. EMPLOYMENT ISSUES Are ITINs valid for work purposes? ITINs do not authorize individuals to work in the United States are not valid for employment purposes. However, if you are required to file a U. S. Federal income tax return are ineligible to receive a SSN, you must obtain an ITIN. Which aliens are eligible to receive Social Security Numbers? Certain aliens by virtue of their nonimmigrant status are authorized to work in the United States. Some of the individuals must apply to the United States Citizenship Immigration Services (USCIS) for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD). Any nonresident alien holding an EAD, or who is already authorized to work in the United States, is eligible to receive a SSN. If you have an EAD, do not complete a Form W-7/ W-7(SP) application unless the SSA has rejected your request for a SSN. Supporting documentation from the SSA substantiating the denial must be attached to your application. For more information on who is eligible to receive a Social Security Number, refer to the Social Security Administration website at What student visas qualify for employment? Students who enter the United States under certain U.S. visas may be eligible to work in the United States. For more information on who is eligible to work who must apply for an EAD, refer to the U.S. Citizenship Immigration Services (USCIS) web site at gov. Which foreign students qualify for ITINs? The employment rules for foreign students in the United States are set forth in appropriate United States Customs Immigration Services (USCIS) laws regulations. Information on these laws regulations can be obtained from the nearest USCIS office, the USCIS website at or the foreign students office of the appropriate university or learning institution. Generally, foreign students eligible to work in the United States, who will be employed, should apply for a SSN. However, if they are denied a SSN, they may be eligible to apply for an ITIN by attaching the documentation from the SSA, substantiating the denial, to their Form W-7. (See the Exception Chart in the back of this publication for additional information on F-1, J-1 M-1 students). GENERAL INFORMATION FOR COMPLETION OF FORM W-7/ W-7(SP) Line by Line Instructions for Completing Form W-7/W-7(SP). Please ensure that each line on Form W-7 is completed. If any of the fields are left blank or the information is not valid, the Form W-7 application will be suspended or rejected for incomplete or missing information. Enter N/A on the lines that do not pertain to you. NOTE: If you discover that you have made an error on a Form W-7 that has already been submitted to the IRS, please do not file another Form W-7 with the correct information. Instead, call the IRS taxpayer assistance number, ( ) provide the IRS employee with the correct information. 12 Individual Taxpayer Identification Number

13 Form W-7 (Rev. January 2006) Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Reason You Are Submitting Form W-7/W-7(SP): You must check only one box to indicate the reason you are completing Form W-7/W-7(SP). If more than one box applies to you, check the box that best explains your reason for submitting the Form. Note: Exception: If you check box a or f, then box h may also be checked. Treaty Country Treaty Article must also be present, if applicable. Refer to IRS Publication 901, Tax Treaties if you need additional information. Dependent/spouse of a nonresident alien holding a U.S. visa Other (see instructions) Additional information for : Enter treaty country treaty article number First name Middle name Last name REMINDER: (see instructions) First name Middle name Last name Name Form at W-7 birth if IF different THEN (Rev. January 2006) OMB No Street address, apartment number, or rural Department of the Treasury route number. Box a or Box f is checked a tax The treaty country treaty article number must be entered Internal Revenue Service treaty benefit is being claimed in the space provided under box h. City or town, state or province, country. Include ZIP code or postal code where appropriate. Box d or e is checked The full name SSN or ITIN of the U.S. person who is the Street address, apartment number, or citizen/resident rural route number. alien must be present in the space provided. (if Box different h is from checked The information describing in detail the reason that the ITIN is City or town, state or province, country. Include ZIP code or postal code where appropriate. above) being requested must be present in the space provided. (see instructions) Read Date of birth (month / day / year) Country of birth City state or province (optional) Male Note: See Exhibits at the end of this publication the instructions for the box you check. If you check box Form for examples of completed Forms W-7 or W-7 (see Female instructions). (Rev. January Nonresident 2006) OMB No alien Country(ies) required to of obtain citizenship ITIN to claim tax Foreign treaty tax benefit I.D. number (if any) Type of U.S. visa (if any), number, expiration date Line 1 Name: Department of the Treasury Nonresident alien filing a U.S. tax return Internal Revenue Service L.1a. Form Enter W-7 U.S. your resident legal alien Identification name filing as it document(s) appears on submitted your documents. (see instructions) This a U.S. entry tax should return reflect your name, as it will appear on (Rev. a United January Dependent 2006) OMB No States Federal of U.S. citizen/resident Income Passport tax alien return. Driver s Caution: Enter license/state name Your SSN/ITIN I.D. will of U.S. be USCIS established citizen/resident documentation using alien (see this instructions) Other name. If you do not use Department of the Treasury this Internal name Revenue Spouse on Service your of U.S. United citizen/resident Issued States by: alien tax return, No.: John the processing Doe SSN: of the Exp U.S. date: tax return may Entry be delayed date in U.S. until discrepancies Nonresident alien student, professor, or researcher filing a U.S. tax return are resolved. Have you previously received a U.S. temporary taxpayer identification number (TIN) or employer identification number (EIN)? L.1b. Other (see instructions) If an entry is present, it Complete must reflect line 6f. the If more applicants than one, list name on a sheet as it appears attach to on this their form birth (see instructions). certificate. OMB No Read the instructions for the box you check. If you check box or (see instructions). 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With Include the exception ZIP a code U.S. of tax or children postal return code under where 14 years appropriate. of age (under 18 years of age Temple if a student), University ndent of U.S. Philadelphia, citizen/resident at least one alienpa document Enter name you present SSN/ITIN must contain of U.S. citizen/resident a recent photograph. alien (see instructions) ia Length of stay 4 years se of U.S. citizen/resident Street address, alien apartment number, John or Doe rural route SSN: number ent) declare REMINDER: that I have If you examined are submitting this application, multiple including esident alien student, professor, or researcher filing a U.S. documents tax return use only the information from one of those documents to f my knowledge belief, it is true, correct, complete. I om r ndent/spouse return complete information City of Line 6d. Enter the information for the second document on a separate sheet of paper attach to Form or a necessary nonresident town, state to or alien resolve province, holding matters a U.S. regarding country. visa the Include ZIP code or postal code where appropriate. W-7/W-7(SP). ons) r, (see including instructions) any previously assigned taxpayer identifying number. Engl ional Date information Enter (month Date the / of day name for birth / year) (month of the : Enter / Phone State day / treaty year) or number Country country Country or other of birthissuer, the identification City state treaty number or province article (if any) number (optional) appearing on the document(s), Male the expiration First name 07 / 07date, / 19XX the date on Italy which you Middle entered name the United Venice States. Dates must Last name be entered in the month/day/year Female format. Mary ( ) Country(ies) (i.e. October of citizenship 4, 2008 would Foreign be entered Jane tax I.D. as number 10/04/2008) (if any) You Type may of subsequently Doe ons) U.S. visa (if any), be number, requested expiration to provide date a Delegate s relationship to applicant certified First United translation name Kingdom of Parent foreign language Court-appointed XXXXXXXXXX documents. Middle guardianname Last name if J-1 No /13/2008 Power of Attorney Identification Mary document(s) submitted (see instructions) Jane Smith Date (month Street / day address, / year) apartment Phone ( number, ) or rural route number. Passport Driver s license/state I.D. USCIS documentation Other / 1234 / Market Fax ( ) Issued by: AustriaStreet No.: XXXXXXXXX Apt. 1AAA Exp. date: 10 / 04 / 2008 Entry date in U.S. 02 / 14 / 2005 Name of City company or town, state EIN or province, country. Include ZIP code or postal code where appropriate. Have you previously received a U.S. temporary taxpayer identification number (TIN) or employer identification number (EIN)? L.6e/6f. Philadelphia, Previous Temporary PA TIN or EIN. Street Skip address, apartment number, line 6f. or rural route number. o L Complete line 6f. Form If more than (Rev. one, list ) on a sheet attach to this form (see instructions). om ons) If you were ever issued a Temporary Identification Number (TIN or ITIN) or an Employer Identification Number (EIN) from Enter: IRS, TIN check or EIN the Yes 9XX-28-XXXX box, enter the number on line 6f, along with the name under which it was issued. If City or town, state or province, country. Include ZIP code or postal code where appropriate. more Name than under one temporary which it was number issuedwas issued Mary or J. a temporary Smith number an EIN, attach a separate continuation sheet listing Engl all of the previous numbers issued to you. If you never Temple had a temporary University TIN or an EIN, or you do not know your Date Name of of birth college/university (month / day / year) or company Country of (see birth instructions) City state or province (optional) temporary City TIN state or EIN, Philadelphia, check the No/Do Pennsylvania not know box. Male Length of stay 4 years 07 / 07 / 19XX Italy Venice Female Under Country(ies) penalties of of citizenship perjury, I (applicant/delegate/acceptance Foreign tax I.D. number agent) (if any) declare that Type I of have U.S. examined visa (if any), this number, application, expiration including date accompanying documentation statements, to the best of my knowledge belief, it is true, correct, complete. I authorize United the IRS Kingdom to disclose to my acceptance XXXXXXXXXX agent returns or return information J-1 necessary No to resolve matters 06/13/2008 regarding the assignment Identification of my IRS document(s) individual taxpayer submitted identification (see instructions) number (ITIN), including any previously assigned taxpayer identifying number. A temporary TIN is a nine-digit number issued by the IRS to persons who file a return or make a payment without providing a taxpayer identifying number. You would have been issued this number if you filed a U.S. tax return did not have a Social Security Number. This temporary TIN will appear on any correspondence the IRS sent you concerning that return. Signature Passport of applicant Driver s (if delegate, license/state see instructions) I.D. Date USCIS (month documentation / day / year) Phone Other number An EIN Issued is a by: nine-digit Austria number No.: XXXXXXXXX (for example, ) Exp. assigned date: 10 by / the 04 IRS / 2008 to businesses. Entry ( date ) in U.S. 02 / 14 / 2005 for Have Name you of previously delegate, received if applicable a U.S. (type temporary print) taxpayer identification Delegate s number relationship (TIN) or employer identification Parent Court-appointed number (EIN)? guardian. Skip line 6f. to applicant Power of Attorney Signature Complete line 6f. If more than one, list on a sheet Date attach (month to / day this / form year) (see instructions). Phone ( ) Enter: TIN or EIN 9XX-28-XXXX Fax ( ) Name under which it was issued Name title (type or print) Mary J. Smith Name of company EIN Name of college/university or company (see instructions) Temple University City state Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Length of stay 4 years Cat. No L Form (Rev ) Under penalties of perjury, I (applicant/delegate/acceptance agent) declare that I have examined this application, including accompanying documentation statements, to the best of my knowledge belief, it is true, correct, complete. I authorize the IRS to disclose to my acceptance agent returns or return information necessary to resolve matters regarding the assignment of my IRS individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN), including any previously Individual assigned Taxpayer taxpayer Identification identifying number. Number 15 Signature of applicant (if delegate, see instructions) Date (month / day / year) Phone number

16 ferent from e) instructions) a copy for records. City or town, state or province, country. Include ZIP code or postal code where appropriate. United Kingdom Date of birth (month / day / year) Country of birth City state or province (optional) Male L.6g. Name of college/university/or company (must be completed only if reason box f is checked). 07 / 07 / 19XX Italy Venice Female Read If you Country(ies) checked reason of citizenship box f, you must Foreign provide tax I.D. the number name the (if of any) instructions the educational Type for of institution U.S. the visa box (if any), you the number, check. city expiration state in date which If you chec or it is located. Italy (see You must also indicate your XXXXXXXXXX length of stay. J-1 No /13/2008 inst If you Identification are Nonresident temporarily document(s) alien in required the United submitted to obtain States (see ITIN for instructions) to business claim tax purposes, treaty benefit you must provide the name of the company with whom Nonresident you are conducting alien filing your a U.S. business tax return Passport Driver s license/state I.D. the city state USCIS in which documentation it is located. Also Other enter your length of stay in the Issued U.S. by: resident alien filing a U.S. tax return Austria No.: XXXXXXXXX Exp. date: 10 / 04 / 2008 Entry date in U.S. 02 / 14 / 2005 Dependent of U.S. citizen/resident alien Enter name SSN/ITIN of U.S. citizen/resident alien (see instructions) Reason Have box you f: previously received a U.S. temporary taxpayer identification number (TIN) or employer identification number (EIN)? Spouse of U.S. citizen/resident alien John Doe SSN: Skip line 6f. Nonresident alien student, professor, or researcher filing a U.S. tax return Complete line 6f. If more than one, list on a sheet attach to this form (see instructions). Dependent/spouse of a nonresident alien holding a U.S. visa Enter: TIN or EIN 9XX-28-XXXX Line 6gOther (see instructions) Name under which it was issued Additional information for : Enter Mary treaty J. country Smith treaty article number Name of college/university First name or company (see instructions) ABC Middle University name Last name City state Philadelphia, Mary PA Jane Length of stay 4 years Doe (see instructions) Under penalties of perjury, First I name (applicant/delegate/acceptance agent) declare Middle that name I have examined this application, Last name including Name accompanying at birth if documentation statements, to the best of my knowledge belief, it is true, correct, complete. I different SIGNATURE authorize the IRS to disclose Mary to my acceptance agent returns or return addition Jane information to the necessary ITIN) with to resolve the Internal matters Smith Revenue regarding Service. the assignment of my IRS individual Street taxpayer address, identification apartment number, (ITIN), or rural including The route POA any number. previously or Tax Information assigned taxpayer Authorization identifying number. must clearly Who can sign the Form W-7/W-7(SP)? Signature of applicant 1234 (if delegate, Market see Street instructions) Apt. Date state 1AAA (month the purpose / day / year) for which Phone it is number intended under the tax Generally, the applicant City or is town, required state or to province, sign Form country. matters Include section. ZIP code See or the postal instructions code where for appropriate. these forms to W-7/W-7(SP). The following are exceptions to this determine / which / one to ( file or ) Philadelphia, PA refer to the IRS web site requirement. Name of delegate, if applicable (type or print) Delegate s relationship for additional information on Power of Street address, apartment number, or rural route number. Parent Court-appointed guardian to applicant Attorney (POA). Power of Attorney (if Who different Signature can sign from the Form W-7/W-7(SP) if the applicant Date (month / day / year) Phone ( ) City or town, state or province, country. Include ZIP code or postal code where appropriate. above) is a minor under 14 years of age? MAILING THE APPLICATION Fax ( ) (see instructions) Engl If the Name applicant title is under (type or 14 print) years of age, a delegate (a Name of company EIN Date of birth (month / day / year) Country of parent or court appointed guardian) may sign for him Where birth should I mail City my state application? or province (optional) Male or her. Type or print the 07 / delegate s 07 / name 19XX in the space Italy Mail your Form W-7/W-7(SP) Venice to the following address: Fema Country(ies) of citizenship Foreign tax I.D. number (if any) Type of U.S. visa (if any), number, expir provided check the appropriate box that indicates Internal Revenue Service his or her relationship United to the applicant. Kingdom If the delegate XXXXXXXXXX J-1 No /13/ Identification document(s) submitted (see instructions) ITIN Operation is signing as a court-appointed guardian, attach a copy P.O. Box of the court-appointment Passport papers showing Driver s the legal license/state I.D. USCIS documentation Other Austin, TX guardianship. Issued by: Austria No.: XXXXXXXXX Exp. date: 10 / 04 / 2008 Entry date in U.S. 02 / 1 If the dependent is a minor, Have you the previously documentation received a U.S. must temporary taxpayer identification number (TIN) or employer identification number (EIN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION establish the relationship Skip between the dependent line 6f. the adult/representative signing Complete the application line 6f. If on more the than one, Where list on can a sheet I go to get attach help to with this form my ITIN (see instructions). dependent s behalf. Such Enter: documentation TIN or EIN could 9XX-28-XXXX include application? a birth certificate, adoption Name under papers, which or it was other issued court Mary You may J. Smith call the IRS toll-free number at appointment papers showing Name of legal college/university guardianship. or company (see 1040 instructions) (inside of the Temple United States) University for information about City state Who can sign the Form W-7/W-7(SP) Philadelphia, if the applicant is 14 years of Pennsylvania where to go to get help Length in completing of stay 4 your years Form W-7/ Under age or penalties older? of perjury, I (applicant/delegate/acceptance W-7(SP) agent) tax return. declare International that I have applicants examined this may application, call in accompanying documentation statements, to the best of my knowledge belief, it is true, correct, comp (not a toll-free number) for assistance. If the applicant is 14 authorize years of the age IRS or to older, disclose the to applicant my acceptance agent returns or return information necessary to resolve matters regardi assignment of my IRS individual taxpayer identification may sign the form or appoint an authorized delegate (This number (ITIN), is including not available any previously for residents assigned of taxpayer the U.S.) identifying num or parent to sign on his Signature or her behalf. of applicant The (if authorized delegate, see instructions) You may visit or make Date (month an appointment / day / year) to Phone visit your number local* IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC), where IRS person must print his or her name in the space provided ( ) for the name of the delegate, check Power of Attorney personnel are available to: Keep Name of delegate, if applicable (type or print) Delegate s relationship box a copy attach for Form 2848 or Form 8821 to the Form Parent Court-appoint your records. Assist taxpayers to in applicant the preparation of the Form W-7/ Power of Attorney W-7. Form 8821 (Tax Information Authoriztion) is usually W-7(SP); used to discuss a specific Signature tax matter, such as the ITIN. Date (month / day / year) Phone ( ) The Form 2848 (Power of Attorney Declaration of Answer questions about / Form / W-7/W-7(SP); Fax ( ) Representative) is usually Name used to title discuss (type tax or print) issues (in Review /or validate Name of your company identity documents; EIN Cat. No L Form (Rev ) 16 Individual Taxpayer Identification Number Cat. No L Form (R

17 Help you respond to an IRS notice regarding your application for an ITIN; Forward your Form W-7/W-7(SP), accompanying tax return if appropriate (see Exceptions ) to the Austin Service Center. * To find a list of local IRS TACs, proceed to the IRS website at Reminder: If you are planning to use the services of an IRS TAC office, make sure to call first to determine if you are required to schedule an appointment. You may also use the services of an IRS-authorized Acceptance Agent. Where can I obtain additional information to help me with my ITIN application? For details on resident nonresident alien status the tests for residency (including the substantial presence test), see Publication 519. For details on individuals who can be claimed as dependents on obtaining a SSN for a dependent, see Publication 501 Publication 519. These publications are available free from the IRS. To order the publications: Call within the continental United States only. Bulk quantities may also be ordered through this number. Request a copy by mail by writing to: Internal Revenue Service National Distribution Center P.O. Box 8903 Bloomington, IL Visit your nearest IRS TAC (Taxpayer Assistance Center) Retrieve a copy from the IRS web site at gov. Where can I call to get help with my Form W-7/W-7(SP) application? If after reading the Form W-7/W-7(SP) instructions our free publications, you are still not sure how to complete your application or have additional questions, you may call IRS for assistance at any of the telephone numbers listed below. Inside the United States at Assistance provided to callers from Alaska Hawaii will be based on the hours of operation in the Pacific Time zone. Outside the United States only, you may call (not a toll free number), or any of the overseas offices listed in the beginning of this publication. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS What are the documentation requirements when applying for an ITIN? The applicant will need to submit documentation that is current (has not expired), that proves both identity foreign status (i.e. contains name, address, photograph supports the foreign status claim.) For the definition of current for ITIN purposes, see Documentation. A passport is the only document that can st-alone provide all of the information required. In all other circumstances the applicant will need to provide at least two identity documents in order to validate identity foreign status,, with the exception of children under 14 years of age (under 18 years of age if a student), at least one must include a recent photograph. Does the National Identity card include the Mexican Matricula card as acceptable identification for applying for an ITIN? The Matricula card is an acceptable form of identification when applying for an ITIN. Can I send in a photocopy of my documentation? You can send in photocopies of your original documentation, however, all photocopies must be either: Certified by the issuing agency; Certified/Notarized by a State Department employee (United States notaries at Embassies Consulates worldwide) or a United States Military Judge Advocate General Officer; or Certified/Notarized by Foreign notaries authorized under the Hague Convention who will attach an Apostille. (Note: The Apostille must be kept attached to the documents submitted to the Internal Revenue Service); or Certified/Notarized by a U.S. notary public legally authorized within his/her jurisdiction (raised seal or stamp present). Individual Taxpayer Identification Number 17

18 What are the rules of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) as they relate to an ITIN? A taxpayer using an ITIN is not eligible for EITC. To claim the EITC the claimant must file a return as a citizen or legal resident of the United States on Form In addition, the claimant, spouse qualifying child(ren) listed on the return must have valid work related Social Security Numbers. If the claimant is married, he or she must file a return using the Married Filing Joint status (for the exception to this rule, see Publication 501, Martial Status Married Persons Living Apart ). Can an ITIN be used to file a delinquent or amended return for prior years? An ITIN can be used for any valid, delinquent or amended tax returns (income, estate, gift or refund claim). Furnishing an ITIN on a return does not eliminate your need to satisfy the eligibility stards for claiming specific exemptions, credits, etc. If the tax return you attach to Form W-7 is filed after the return s due date, you may owe interest /or penalties. You should file your current year tax return by the prescribed due date. Are ITINs valid for dependents if I file a delinquent tax return? ITINs will be accepted for dependents on current delinquent returns. Dependents can be claimed only when the dependency tests are met. What steps do I have to take when I have an ITIN become eligible for a Social Security Number? Make proper application for a SSN upon receipt advise the IRS ITIN Unit in writing of your new SSN. The new SSN will become the primary number must be used for all future filing purposes. The IRS will void the ITIN. All prior tax information under the ITIN will be associated with the new SSN. What do I do if I think I once had a SSN, but I m not sure? Check with the SSA before applying for an ITIN. The SSA website is located at What documentation will I need to advise the IRS that the Social Security Administration will not provide me with a SSN? If you are eligible to obtain a SSN, the IRS will not issue you an ITIN unless you can document that the SSA denied your request for a SSN. Supporting documentation (such as a letter or statement) from the SSA substantiating the denial must be attached to your application. If you are a student on an F-1, J-1 or M-1 visa who will not be working while studying in the U.S., you will no longer have to apply for a SSN first. You will be permitted to provide a letter from your Designated School Official (DSO) or Responsible Officer (RO), stating that you will not be securing employment in the U.S. or receiving any type of income from personal services. Additionally, you will be permitted to provide a letter from your Authorized School Official stating that you have been invited to the United States for a specific presentation will be receiving an honoraria payment. What do I do if I think I once had an IRS temporary number? If you had a temporary Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), but are unsure or cannot recall the number, indicate on Form W-7/W-7(SP) that you might have previously had such a number(s) the name under which you think the number was issued. IRS will perform research to locate your number as part of the processing of your W-7/W-7(SP). What do I do if my name has changed since I received my ITIN? If the change only affects your legal name, you will only need to request a name change by sending a letter directly to the IRS processing center that has jurisdiction for your location. Include an explanation of the circumstances leading to the change (marriage, divorce, etc.) submit documentation to support your request. Examples include: A copy of a marriage license. A copy of a divorce certificate. An official court related document validating the name change. What do I do if my address has changed since I received my ITIN? If you change your street address or mailing address, you should complete a Form 8822 (Change of Address) send it directly to the IRS address in that form s instructions. Will the IRS issue ITINs to individuals that are experiencing delays in securing a SSN? The IRS will not issue ITINs in such situations. If a person is entitled to a Social Security Number, then they are not eligible for an ITIN. 18 Individual Taxpayer Identification Number

19 SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION TABLE EXHIBITS An X in the Foreign Status /or Identity column, indicates that the supporting documentation satisfies that category. A passport is the only st-alone document that will prove both identity foreign status (i.e. if a passport is submitted, then the applicant does not need to submit any other supporting documentation). If a passport is not submitted then a combination of at least two other current documents displaying the applicants name photograph, supporting their claim of identity foreign status must be provided. With the exception of children under 14 years of age (under 18 years of age if a student), at least one document submitted must contain a recent photograph. Type of Supporting Documentation Foreign Status Identity PASSPORT (the only st-alone document) X X United States Citizenship Immigration Services (USCIS) Photo X X Identification Visa issued by the US Department of State. X X United States Driver s License United States Military identification Card Foreign Driver s License X X X Foreign Military Identification Card X X National Identification Card (must be current, contain name, X X photograph, address, date of birth expiration date) United States State Identification Card X Foreign Voter s Registration Card X X Civil Birth Certificate X * X Medical Records (valid for dependent s only - under 14 years of X * X age (under 18 years of age if a student.)) * School Records (valid for dependent s only - under 14 years of X * X age (under 18 years of age if a student.)) * * May be used to establish foreign status only if documents are foreign. Individual Taxpayer Identification Number 19

20 EXCEPTIONS TO THE TAX RETURN FILING REQUIREMENT CHART EXCEPTION #1 Third Party Withholding on Passive Income Information reporting withholding requirements apply to third parties (frequently banks other financial institutions) who will request an ITIN to enable them to file information reports that are required by law. Form Foreign Partner s Information Statement of Section 1446 Withholding Tax; Form 1042-S, Foreign Person s United States Source Income Subject to Withholding from Distributions from Pensions, Dividends, Annuities, Interest, Retirement, Profit- Sharing Plans, IRA, Insurance Contracts, etc.; Form 1099-INT, Interest Income NOTE: Federal Tax Withholding /or Information Reporting must take place within the current tax year. Third Party Withholding on Passive Income Persons who are eligible to Claim Exception 1 include: Documentation to be submitted by individuals who are eligible to claim Exception 1: 1(a) Individuals who are partners of a foreign partnership that invests in the U.S. who own assets that generate income subject to IRS information reporting Federal tax withholding requirements; or 1(b) Individuals who have opened an interest bearing bank deposit account that generates income which is effectively connected with their U.S. trade or business is subject to IRS information reporting /or Federal tax withholding; or 1(c) Individuals who are resident aliens for tax purposes have opened up an interest bearing bank deposit account that generates income subject to IRS information reporting /or withholding of Federal income tax; or 1(d) Individuals who are receiving distributions during the current year of income such as pensions, annuities, royalties, dividends, etc, are required to provide an ITIN to the withholding agent (i.e. investment company, insurance company, financial institution, etc.) for the purposes of tax withholding reporting requirements. 1(a) To support Exception 1(a), submit a copy of the portion of the partnership agreement displaying the partnership s EIN (Employer Identification Number) showing that the applicant is a partner in a partnership that is conducting business in the United States. 1(b) To support Exception 1(b), submit documentation from the bank that an interest bearing business account was opened that is subject to IRS information reporting /or Federal tax withholding during the current tax year. 1(c) To support Exception 1(c), submit documentation from the bank stating that you are receiving distributions from a deposit account which are subject to IRS information reporting /or withholding of Federal income tax during the current tax year. An acknowledged (signed by the Bank) copy of the Form W-9 that you provided to the Bank must be attached to Form W-7/ W-7(SP). 1(d) To support Exception 1(d) submit documentation in the form of a signed letter or document from the withholding agent, on official letterhead, showing the individual s name account number, evidencing that an ITIN is required to make distributions to the individual during the current tax year, which are subject to Federal tax withholding /or reporting requirements. 20 Individual Taxpayer Identification Number

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