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Reporting you Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) is important. The IRS W-9 form is available to download here. The form must be signed and dated prior to being uploaded for processing.

To report your number(s), please upload your completed IRS W-9 form by clicking on the following link:


The deadline for uploading your completed form to Ohio State is December 23, 2016. Failure to report your SSN/ITIN may subject you to a $50 penalty from the IRS.

If you are an international student in F-1 or J-1 status, you are not eligible for an SSN without on-campus employment or work authorization (CPT/OPT). You are only required to report your SSN/ITIN if you have one.