Foreign National Tax Treaty Information

United States Income Tax Treaties Information including existing tax treaties between the United States and other countries

Documentation required to claim a tax treaty

All Teacher/Researchers, Students, and Scholarship Students must submit the following:

GLACIER tax compliance information (pdf)

Tax Treaty Acknowledgment letter (pdf)

IRS Form 8233 (pdf) with attached copies of:

    • Visa
    • I-94
    • I-20 or DS-2019
    • Passport
    • Employee ID#

Teacher/Researcher and Students are also required to submit:

Country Statement specific to your country and status (teacher/researcher or student)

Scholarship Students are also required to include:

W-8 BEN Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for US Tax Withholding (pdf)

Scholarship Student Country Statement (pdf)


Completed forms and required document copies should be printed and sent to:

Payroll Services
Attn: Foreign National Dept.
2215 South Brook Street, Room 223
Louisville KY 40292

If you need further assistance, call (502) 852-2978 or e-mail the Payroll Office .


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The Office of Finance and Administration serves all eligible faculty, staff, and students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age.

Budget & Financial Planning

Grawemeyer Hall
Rm LL14
Louisville, KY 40292

Phone: 502-852-6503
Houchens Building
Suite 101
Louisville, KY 40292

Phone: 502-852-6164
Service Complex
2nd Floor
Louisville, KY 40292
Accounts Payable & Travel

Service Complex
2nd Floor, Rm 212
Louisville, KY 40292
Payroll Services

Phone: 502-852-2978
Service Complex
2nd Floor, Rm 223
Louisville, KY 40292


Grawemeyer Hall
Louisville, KY 40292