Shareholders who are residents of the United States should obtain a form 6166 from the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS), in lieu of completing Section 2 of the non-resident form V2A.
Companies who are residents of the United States may self certify.
The procedure for requesting a certificate of residency (Form 6166) from the IRS Philadelphia Accounts Management Center is the submission of Form 8802, Application for United States Residency Certification. Use of the Form 8802 is mandatory
A link to IRS FORM 8802 is provided above