Guide to Completing W-8BEN

If you pass the Substantial Presence Test (SPT) and are a Resident Alien (RA) for tax purposes, you do not have to submit a form W-8BEN. If you are Nonresident Alien (NRA) for tax purposes, you need to complete the W-8BEN and include it with your submission of tax documents to ISS. The link to the W-8BEN downloads directly from the IRS website, which is the latest form. Do not use old forms or download forms that are not from the IRS website. Use the guide to fill out your W-8BEN.

Once you have completed the form, return to Directions for Processing Scholarship Overawards to continue.