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FATCA Foreign Financial Institution Registration

Planned Outage: May 23 – May 26, 2015
This service will be unavailable beginning Saturday, May 23, 2015, until Tuesday, May 26, 2015 due to planned maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.
System Alert:
Due to the United States federal Holiday, Memorial Day, May 25, 2015, the closing date for Financial Institution registration approval and listing on the June 1st FFI List is May 21, 2015.

Financial Institutions can register using this online FATCA Registration Tool.

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What is it?


The FATCA Registration tool is a secure, web-based system that Financial Institutions (FI) can use to register under FATCA. See the FATCA Registration User Guide for instructions on how to register online.



What does it do?


It establishes an online account with a home page and issues Global Intermediary Identification  Numbers (GIINs) to FIs and their branches. See the GIIN Composition document for an explanation of this 19-character number.


How do I register?


Use the tool now!


Register or Login Financial Institution Account User Login button


What happens next?

A registered and compliant Financial Institution that has been issued a global intermediary identification number (GIIN) will appear on a monthly published IRS FFI list. For an overview of the FFI List and how to access it, please see About the FATCA FFI List Search and Download Tool. To learn more about the FFI List and coordination, including withholding and FATCA registration, please see information on FATCA compliance.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 20-May-2015