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Email: na.finance.suppliersupport@nike.com Vendor Setup Office Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Please follow the instructions below.


Do not use this for:

  • Facta withholdable payments use form W-8-BEN-E
  • US entity or US citizen or resident (use the W-9)
  • A foreign individual or entity claiming that income is effectively connected with the conduct of trade or business within the US (unless claiming treaty benefits) use form W-8ECI
  • A foreign partnership a foreign simple trust or a foreign grantor trust (unless claiming treaty benefits) use form W-8ECI or W-8EXP
  • A foreign government, international organization, foreign central bank of issue, foreign tax exempt organization, foreign private foundation, or government of a US possession claiming that income is effectively connected US income or that is claiming the applicability of sects 115(2) 501(c) 892 895 or 1443(b) (unless claiming treaty benefits) use form W-8IMY

*Questions on any of these exceptions contact the IRS at www.IRS.com

Do not use this form if:
You are a citizen or other U.S. person, including a resident alien individual; instead, use the U.S. SM Setup/W-9 form.

Nike Substitute W-8 status of beneficial owner for US Tax WIthholding and Reporting

SUPPLIER TO COMPLETE ALL FOUR (4) SECTIONS.  INCOMPLETE FORMS WILL BE RETURNED.


Part 1: Identification of Beneficial Owner

Supplier Business Information





Permanent Residence Address
Mailing Address
U.S. Tax Identification Number (if applicable, enter only one, not both)
Federal Tax ID             Social Security Number

Part 2: Nike Contact Information

Part 3: Claim of Tax Treaty Benefits (if applicable)(for Chapter 3 purposes only)

I certify that (check all that apply)
The beneficial owner is a resident of within the meaning of the income tax treaty between
the United States and that country.
The beneficial owner derives the item (or items) of income for which the treaty benefits are claimed, and, if applicable, meets the requirement of the treaty provision dealing with limitation on benefits.
The beneficial owner is claiming treaty benefits for dividends received from a foreign corporation or interest from a U.S. trade or business of a foreign corporation, and meets qualified resident status.
Special rates and conditions (if applicable). The beneficial owner is claiming the provisions of article of the treaty identified on line 14a above is claiming a % rate of withholding on (specify type of income):

Part 4: Certification

Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I have examined the information on this form and to the best of my knowledge and belief it is true, correct and complete. I further certify under penalty of perjury that:

  • The entity identified is the beneficial owner of all the income to which this form relates, is using this form to certify its status for chapter 4 purposes, or is a merchant submitting this form for purposes of section 6050W.
  • I am the beneficial owner (or am authorized to sign for the beneficial owner) of all income to which this form relates.
  • The beneficial owner is not a U.S. person.
  • The income to which this form refers is not effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or business in the United States or is effectively connected but is not subject to tax under an income tax treaty or the partners share of a partnership's effectively connected income.
  • For broker transactions or barter exchanges, the beneficial owner is an exempt foreign person as defined in the instructions

Furthermore, I authorize this form to be provided to any withholding agent that has control, receipt, or custody of the income of which I am the beneficial owner or any withholding agent that can disburse or make payments of the income of which I am the beneficial owner.

I agree that I will submit a new form within 30 days if any certification on this form becomes incorrect.

Nike will accept the signature that appears below as legal and binding only if it is that of a principal or designated principal of the payee. Do not sign this form if you are not a principal or designated principal. This form must be signed by a principal or designated principal. Under penalties of perjury, I declare that (1) the information provided is true and complete; (2) I am not subject to backup withholding; and (3) I am not a U.S. person (or U.S. resident alien).

By typing your legal name and email address in the signature line below you are signing this form electronically and thus you are verifying and authenticating the statements in this submission.