About Form W-9S, Request for Student's or Borrower's Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification


Students use this form to:

  • give their Social Security number (SSN) or individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN) to an educational institution or a lender of a student loan, and
  • certify that the proceeds of a loan are being used, or will be used, solely to pay for qualified higher education expenses, if applicable.

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