U.S.A.: New IRS W-8 forms to be used as of 1 May 2022

18.05.2022

Clearstream Banking1 would like to inform customers that following an update of the below mentioned W-8 forms and instructions by the U.S Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in October 2021, Clearstream Banking is no longer able to accept any outdated versions of each of the below forms.

As of 1 May 2022, only IRS forms issued in October 2021 can be accepted by Clearstream Banking. Any forms issued prior to October 2021 and received on or after 1 May 2022 will be rejected.

IRS forms

Further information

For further information, please contact the Clearstream Banking Tax Help Desk, Clearstream Banking Client Services or your Relationship Officer.

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1. Clearstream Banking refers collectively to Clearstream Banking S.A., registered office at 42, avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, and registered with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register under number B-9248, and Clearstream Banking AG (for Clearstream Banking AG customers using Creation Accounts), registered office at 61, Mergenthalerallee, 65760 Eschborn, Germany and registered in Register B of the Amtsgericht Frankfurt am Main, Germany under number HRB 7500.