Division of Financial Services
All foreign nationals who receive payments from Cornell University, other than travel reimbursement and honorarium, must complete the online Foreign National Questionnaire through the Foreign National Information System (FNIS). The information provided through FNIS will be used to evaluate the foreign national's U.S. tax status, i.e., eligibility for exemption from income or FICA taxes, etc.
Within 7 to 10 business days of sending your request for access, you will receive an email message from the University Tax Office that includes the following:
If you are unable to complete this form using FNIS, please contact us.