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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Budget & Financial Planning
Phone: 502-852-6166

Grawemeyer Hall
Room 20
Louisville, KY 40292

Bursar's Office
Phone: 502-852-6503

Houchens Building
Room 101
Louisville, KY 40292

Controller's Office
Phone: 502-852-7072

Service Complex
2nd Floor
Louisville, KY 40292

Payroll Office
Phone: 502-852-2978

Service Complex
2nd Floor
Louisville, KY 40292

Position Management
Phone: 502-852-2978

Personnel Services Building
1980 Arthur Street
Louisville, KY 40208-1707