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Verify your US business

US business verification requirements are different for each company type. Please see the sections below, and then upload your documents.

We'll always require an ID document from the named profile holder in addition to the supporting business documents.


All business documents need to be stamped and/or signed by a government body for us to accept and verify them.

Due to licensing limitations, we're unable to onboard businesses from Hawaii and Nevada, and US territories (Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, Mariana Islands).
 

Required profile holder information


Every business profile with TransferWise requires a named profile holder. A profile holder is usually a director, shareholder, or employee managing the finances of a business. 
 

Required company information (all company types)


All US business types named below who are registered with TransferWise must provide the following details:
 
  • Legal name of entity
  • Description of business activities
  • Primary place of business and US street address (we can’t accept PO box addresses)
  • Employer/Taxpayer Identification Number (EIN)
  • List of shareholders who own 25% or more of the business, including full name, country of residence, date of birth and exact percentage of shares they own*
  • List of directors, including full name, country of residence, and date of birth (if applicable to your company type)
  • Details of your company's website and a short description of what your business does

*If any shareholder who owns 25% or more of the business is another business then we also need the following information about the owners of that business: full name, date of birth, country of residence.

We may contact you for additional information, or request documents such as a certified copy of Articles of Organization or certified copy of Certificate of Formation. 
 

Limited liability company (LLC)


For LLCs registered with TransferWise, please refer to the list of requirements above. If you are a single-member LLC and don’t have an EIN, please enter 111111111. 
 

Corporation


For corporations registered with TransferWise, please refer to the list of requirements above.  
 

Not-for-profit corporation


For not-for-profit corporations registered with TransferWise, please refer to the list of requirements above, as well as: 
  • If tax exempt, the 501 (c)3 Status (issued by the State)
  • Full name, date of birth and country of residence of the stakeholders of the company 
 

Limited partnership (LP)


For LPs registered with TransferWise, please refer to the list of requirements above, as well as details of the managing partner of the company: full name, date of birth, country of residence. 
 

Limited liability partnership (LLP)


For LLPs registered with TransferWise, please refer to the list of requirements above, as well as details of the managing partner of the company: full name, date of birth, country of residence.
 

General partnership


For general partnerships registered with TransferWise, please refer to the list of requirements above, as well as the following:
  • General Partnership Agreement — which identifies the partners and their authority
  • Filing receipt, if above document is not certified (it doesn't carry a stamp as filed by the state's official body, such as Secretary of State)
  

Sole proprietorship


For Sole Proprietorships registered with TransferWise, please refer to the list of requirements above. If you do not have an EIN, please enter 111111111.

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