Form 8802 (Rev. April 2012) F8802

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Form 8802
(Rev. April 2012)
Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Application for United States
Residency Certification
See separate instructions.
OMB No. 1545-1817
Important. For applications filed after March 31, 2012, the user fee is $85 per application.
For IRS use only:
Additional request (see instructions) Foreign claim form attached
Pmt Amt $ .
Deposit Date: / /
Date Pmt Vrfd: / /
Electronic payment confirmation no.
Applicant’s name Applicant’s U.S. taxpayer identification number
If a joint return was filed, spouse’s name (see instructions)
If a separate certification is needed for spouse, check here
If a joint return was filed, spouse’s U.S. taxpayer
identification number
1Applicant’s name and taxpayer identification number as it should appear on the certification if different from above
2Applicant’s address during the calendar year for which certification is requested, including country and ZIP or postal code. If a P.O.
box, see instructions.
3a Mail Form 6166 to the following address:
bAppointee Information (see instructions):
Appointee Name CAF No.
Phone No. ( ) Fax No. ( )
4Applicant is (check appropriate box(es)):
aIndividual. Check all applicable boxes.
U.S. citizen U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder) Sole proprietor
Other U.S. resident alien. Type of entry visa
Current nonimmigrant status and date of change (see instructions)
Dual-status U.S. resident (see instructions). From to
Partial-year Form 2555 filer (see instructions). U.S. resident from to
bPartnership. Check all applicable boxes. U.S. Foreign LLC
cTrust. Check if: Grantor (U.S.) Simple Rev. Rul. 81-100 Trust IRA (for Individual)
Grantor (foreign) Complex Section 584 IRA (for Financial Institution)
eCorporation. If incorporated in the United States only, go to line 5. Otherwise, continue.
Check if: Section 269B Section 943(e)(1) Section 953(d) Section 1504(d)
Country or countries of incorporation
If a dual-resident corporation, specify other country of residence
If included on a consolidated return, attach page 1 of Form 1120 and Form 851.
fS corporation
gEmployee benefit plan/trust. Plan number, if applicable
Check if: Section 401(a) Section 403(b) Section 457(b)
hExempt organization. If organized in the United States, check all applicable boxes.
Section 501(c) Section 501(c)(3) Governmental entity
Indian tribe Other (specify)
iDisregarded entity. Check if: LLC LP LLP Other (specify)
jNominee applicant (must specify the type of entity/individual for whom the nominee is acting)
For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see separate instructions. Cat. No. 10003D Form 8802 (Rev. 4-2012)
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Applicant name:
5Was the applicant required to file a U.S. tax form for the tax period(s) on which certification will be based?
Yes. Check the appropriate box for the form filed and go to line 7.
990 990-T 1040 1041 1065 1120 1120S 3520-A 5227 5500
Other (specify)
No. Attach explanation (see instructions). Check applicable box and go to line 6.
Minor child QSub U.S. DRE Foreign DRE Section 761(a) election
FASIT Foreign partnership Other
6Was the applicant’s parent, parent organization or owner required to file a U.S. tax form? (Complete this line only if you checked
“No” on line 5.)
Yes. Check the appropriate box for the form filed by the parent.
990 990-T 1040 1041 1065 1120 1120S 5500
Other (specify)
Parent’s/owner’s name and address
and U.S. taxpayer identification number
No. Attach explanation (see instructions).
7Calendar year(s) for which certification is requested.
Note. If certification is for the current calendar year or a year for which a tax return is not yet required to be filed, a penalties
of perjury statement from Table 2 of the instructions must be entered on line 10 or attached to Form 8802 (see instructions).
8Tax period(s) on which certification will be based (see instructions).
9Purpose of certification. Must check applicable box (see instructions).
Income tax VAT (specify NAICS codes)
Other (must specify)
10 Enter penalties of perjury statements and any additional required information here (see instructions).
Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I have examined this application and accompanying attachments, and to the best of my knowledge and belief,
they are true, correct, and complete. If I have designated a third party to receive the residency certification(s), I declare that the certification(s) will be used
only for obtaining information or assistance from that person relating to matters designated on line 9.
Keep a
copy for
Applicant’s signature (or individual authorized to sign for the applicant)
Signature Date
Applicant’s daytime phone no.:
Name and title (print or type)
Spouse’s signature. If a joint application, both must sign.
Name (print or type)
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Applicant Name Applicant TIN
Appointee Name (If Applicable)
Calendar year(s) for which certification is requested (must be the same year(s) indicated on line 7)
11 Enter the number of certifications needed in the column to the right of each country for which certification is requested.
Note. If you are requesting certifications for more than one calendar year per country, enter the total number of certifications for all years for
each country (see instructions).
Column A
Country CC #
Armenia AM
Australia AS
Austria AU
Azerbaijan AJ
Bangladesh BG
Barbados BB
Belarus BO
Belgium BE
Bermuda BD
Bulgaria BU
Canada CA
China CH
Cyprus CY
Czech Republic EZ
Denmark DA
Egypt EG
Estonia EN
Column A - Total
Column B
Country CC #
Finland FI
France FR
Georgia GG
Germany GM
Greece GR
Hungary HU
Iceland IC
India IN
Indonesia ID
Ireland EI
Israel IS
Italy IT
Jamaica JM
Japan JA
Kazakhstan KZ
Korea, South KS
Kyrgyzstan KG
Column B - Total
Column C
Country CC #
Latvia LG
Lithuania LH
Luxembourg LU
Mexico MX
Moldova MD
Morocco MO
Netherlands NL
New Zealand NZ
Norway NO
Pakistan PK
Philippines RP
Poland PL
Portugal PO
Romania RO
Russia RS
Slovak Republic LO
Slovenia SI
Column C - Total
Column D
Country CC #
South Africa SF
Spain SP
Sri Lanka CE
Sweden SW
Switzerland SZ
Tajikistan TI
Thailand TH
Trinidad and Tobago TD
Tunisia TS
Turkey TU
Turkmenistan TX
Ukraine UP
United Kingdom UK
Uzbekistan UZ
Venezuela VE
Column D - Total
12 Enter the total number of certifications requested (add columns A, B, C, and D of line 11) . . . . . . . . . .
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