W-8BEN-E Forms

Form W-8BEN-E is used by international companies to capture tax information and claim tax treaty benefits. Individuals should not use Form W-8BEN-E. Individuals will generally use Form W-8BEN.

You are responsible for ensuring you meet the requirements of claiming tax treaty benefits. Review the IRS tax treaty website, or visit our Tax Treaty Benefits page for more information.

Select your country and treaty type to generate a prefilled Form W-8BEN-E. If you do not see your country listed, please select “Other countries” from the list.

Only certain fields will be prefilled – you must review and complete the rest of the fields before submitting. Review this example Form W-8BEN-E for assistance.

If treaty is not to be requested or is not applicable to your business, then please use the blank non-treaty short Form W-8BEN-E found here W-8BEN-E Non-FATCA

To assist you with the preparation of the non-treaty short Form W-8BEN-E please review this example of the short Form W-8BEN-E Example W-8BEN-E Non-FATCA