SSN/ITIN Validation

What is the W-9S form?

This form is used to determine a student's correct identification number. This could be a Social Security Number (SSN) or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN). To provide accurate information on your 1098-T Florida State University requires your correct identification number. If you do not have one of the aforementioned identification numbers, do one of the following:

  • To apply for an SSN, visit: and follow the instructions on the Social Security Card application.
  • To apply for an ITIN, visit: and search for the W-7 form. Follow the instructions listed on the form.

Only complete and submit a W-9S form if you have been contacted by the University and were instructed to complete one.

How do I complete the W-9S?

Complete Parts I and II of the form. This means providing the following:

  • your name
  • your taxpayer ID number
  • your address
  • your city, state, and zip code
  • your signature and the date of signature

Once you have completed the form please submit it to the Registrar's Office in person. The Registrar's Office is located on the third floor of University Center A, room A3900.