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Request for Form W-9

(Taxpayer Identification Number & Certification)


  1. When a department receives a request for Form W-9 follow the instructions below:
    • Print completed Form W-9 (pdf). (This can only be accessed by University employees.)
    • Sign form and submit to requester.
      • Note: Any University employee can sign the Form W-9. An employee who signs the form is merely certifying that the tax identification number printed belongs to Michigan State University.

  2. If a substitute W-9 form is requested or an external party would like to submit a request for a Form W-9, please contact:

    Tax Services
    426 Auditorium Rd Rm 301

    If you have any questions please contact the Tax Services at or (517) 355-0010.