Forms & Instructions

Important Information Related to the W-8 Form

The IRS recently implemented different W-8 forms for individuals and entities. For more detailed information regarding the new W-8BEN and W-8BEN-E, visit www.irs.gov

Please complete the applicable form(s) below based on whether the account holder is an:

  • Individual (Personal Account); or
  • Entity (Corporate or Commercial Account)

NOTE: If you are completing a W-8 Form for “Entities“ (part 1 of 2), you must review, sign, and submit this document along with the Affidavit W-8 Form (part 2 of 2).

Forms and Instructions related to your account:

Individuals (Personal Accounts) 

Documents
Instructions
Electronic Versions
A. W-8 for Individuals (Personal Accounts W-8BEN)
In accordance with U.S. Internal Revenue Service – IRS regulations, the Bank is obligated to withhold taxes on U.S. interest to foreign customers unless it has received a properly completed Substitute Form W-8BEN “Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding” from the customer. All Substitute Forms W-8BEN are registered and maintained in the Bank’s files.
Instructions
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B. Funds Transfer Agreement
Instructions
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Entities (Corporate or Commercial Accounts)

Documents
Instructions
Electronic Versions
A. W-8 for Entities (Corporate or Commercial Accounts W-8BEN-E) – Part 1 of 2
For instructions please visit http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/iw8bene.pdf
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B. Affidavit W-8 Form for Entities – Part 2 of 2
Instructions
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C. Funds Transfer Agreement
Instructions
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D. Certification of Beneficial Owner
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