Instructions For Form 8809-I - Application For Extension Of Time To File Fatca Form 8966 Page 2


PFFI or RDCFFI. A Sponsoring Entity or trustee filing on
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice. We ask for the
its own behalf should enter the GIIN it received when it
information on this form to carry out the Internal Revenue
registered as a PFFI or RDCFFI.
laws of the United States. We use this information to
Line 5. If the filer has a U.S. taxpayer identification
determine if you qualify for an extension of time to file
number (TIN), enter it on line 5. The filer isn't required to
information returns. You aren't required to request an
obtain a TIN in order to file Form 8809-I if a TIN hasn't
extension of time to file; however, if you request an
been issued.
extension, sections 6081 and 6109 and their regulations
require you to provide this information, including your
Lines 6a through 6c. Enter the name, telephone
identification number. Failure to provide this information
number, and email address of someone familiar with your
may delay or prevent processing your request; providing
Form 8809-I who the IRS can contact if additional
false or fraudulent information may subject you to
information is required.
penalties. Routine uses of this information include giving it
Lines 7 through 11. Complete lines 7 through 11 if the
to the Department of Justice for civil and criminal litigation,
filer is a Sponsoring Entity or a trustee of a
and to cities, states, the District of Columbia, and U.S.
Trustee-Documented Trust. If the filer is requesting an
commonwealths and possessions for use in administering
extension for more than one Sponsored Entity or
their tax laws. We may also disclose this information to
Trustee-Documented Trust, please list the information
other countries under a tax treaty, to federal and state
required on lines 7 through 11 for each additional entity in
agencies to enforce federal nontax criminal laws, or to
an attachment.
federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies to
combat terrorism.
Lines 7 through 9c. Follow the instructions for lines 1
through 3c to provide the information required on lines 7
You aren't required to provide the information
through 9c. Enter the name and mailing address,
requested on a form that is subject to the Paperwork
including country and postal code, of the Sponsored FFI,
Reduction Act unless the form displays a valid OMB
Sponsored Direct Reporting NFFE, or
control number. Books or records relating to a form or its
Trustee-Documented Trust.
instructions must be retained as long as their contents
may become material in the administration of any Internal
Line 10. If the entity reported on line 7 is a Sponsored
Revenue law. Generally, tax returns and return
FFI, Sponsored Direct Reporting NFFE, or a
information are confidential, as required by Code section
Trustee-Documented Trust, enter the GIIN on line 10.
Line 11. If the entity shown on line 7 has been issued a
The time needed to complete and file this form will vary
TIN, enter it on line 11.
depending on individual circumstances. The estimated
Line 12. Check your method of filing Form 8966. File a
average time is:
separate Form 8809-I for each method.
Line 13. Check this box only if you have already received
3 hr., 6 min.
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
the automatic 90-day extension and you need an
Learning about the law or the form
6 min.
. . . .
additional extension for the same year for the same Form
Preparing and sending the form to the
8809-I. See Hardship exception under Extension Period,
9 min.
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
earlier. Don't check this box unless you requested an
original extension. If you check this box, be sure to
If you have comments concerning the accuracy of
complete line 14.
these time estimates or suggestions for making this form
Line 14. If you checked the box on line 13, state in detail
simpler, we would be happy to hear from you. You can
why you need an additional extension of time. You must
send us comments from Click on
provide sufficient cause as to why you weren't able to file
“More Information” and then on “Give us feedback.” You
by the date granted by the first extension request. See
can write to the Internal Revenue Service, Tax Forms and
Hardship exception under Extension Period, earlier. If you
Publications, 1111 Constitution Ave. NW, IR-6526,
need more space, attach additional sheets. Include the
Washington, DC 20224. Don't send the form to this
filer's name, TIN, and GIIN on each additional page.
address. Instead, see Where To File on page 1.
Signature. No signature is required for the automatic
90-day extension. For an additional extension, Form
8809-I must be signed by the filer or a person who is duly
authorized to sign a return or other document on its
Instructions for Form 8809-I (11-2015)


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