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Foreign Suppliers

Foreign suppliers can sign up for Paymode (ACH payments) if they have a U.S. bank account.

If they do not, then they are not eligible for Paymode at this time.

Paymode does not charge a fee for the exchange rate. However, the supplier's bank might.

Foreign suppliers (entities or individuals) should not complete the current UW Supplier Registration Form.

Foreign entities performing services within the United States must have a current copy of the appropriate IRS form on file with the NRA Tax Desk in Accounts Payable in order to do business with the University. Visit the IRS website to download current forms and instructions (W-8BEN, W-8BEN-E, etc.).

Foreign entities selling products and/or performing services outside the United States are currently not required to fill out the Supplier Registration form or any other IRS document unless it is a copywrite or royalty payment.

Foreign individuals should refer to the UW Global Operations Support page regarding Foreign National Payments and Tax for more information.

Tax treaty information can be found under the "Overview of Payments" link above the question, "Is there a tax treaty?"

Paymode

Foreign suppliers can sign up for Paymode (ACH payments) if they have a U.S. bank account.

If they do not, then they are not eligible for Paymode at this time.

Paymode does not charge a fee for the exchange rate. However, the supplier's bank might.

Supplier Registration

Foreign suppliers (entities or individuals) should not complete the current UW Supplier Registration Form.

Foreign entities performing services within the United States must have a current copy of the appropriate IRS form on file with the NRA Tax Desk in Accounts Payable in order to do business with the University. Visit the IRS website to download current forms and instructions (W-8BEN, W-8BEN-E, etc.).

Foreign entities selling products and/or performing services outside the United States are currently not required to fill out the Supplier Registration form or any other IRS document unless it is a copywrite or royalty payment.

Foreign individuals should refer to the UW Global Operations Support page regarding Foreign National Payments and Tax for more information.