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Form 8957, Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) Registration

A financial institution (FI) or a Direct Reporting non-financial foreign entities (NFFE) use this form to register itself and its branches as

  • a participating foreign financial institution (PFFI), 
  • a registered deemed-compliant foreign financial institution (RDCFFI),
  • a limited foreign financial institution (Limited FFI), a limited branch (Limited Branch), or;
  • a sponsoring entity (Sponsoring Entity).

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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 28-Oct-2016