UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
          FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES MANUAL



TITLE:  COMPLETING ALIEN INFORMATION             PROCEDURE:  12-60
        REQUEST FORM (SIDE 1) AND 
        SUBSTANTIAL PRESENCE TEST (SIDE 2)
                                                                  

Policy Reference:              XII.F.3, also IV.G.2, VI.A.5 

Form:                          Alien Information Request Form, and
                               Substantial Presence Test 

Obtain Blank Forms From:       Fiscal Administrators, page 12.60.2
                               and 12.60.3.  Make copies as needed.

Forward Completed Forms To:    Payroll,
                               Carruthers Hall - for employees

                               Scholarship/Fellowship 
                               Section of Bursar's Office
                               Carruthers Hall - for fellowships
                               recipients paid through Bursar's
                               Office, or

                               Foreign National Tax Specialist,
                               Carruthers Hall - all others

Purpose

Alien Information Request Form--to provide background information
on foreign national individuals (side 1).  

Substantial Presence Test--to qualify a foreign national individual
for resident alien tax status (side 2).

Instructions - Both Sides

Self-explanatory.

NOTES:

-    Attach a copy of the foreign national's I-94 (Arrival and
     Departure Record, a small card inside the passport), and visa
     or "Green Card."  For J-1 visa holders, attach a copy of the
     IAP-66. For F-1 visa holders, attach a copy of the I-20.

-    As part of the process of claiming resident alien status and
     in addition to completing the Substantial Presence Test (side
     2 of this procedure), foreign national individuals must also
     complete an IRS Form 1078, Certificate of Alien Claiming U.S.
     Residence.  See also Procedure 12-64. 


See also Procedures: 12-61 (IRS Form W-4),
12-62 (VA Form VA-4),
and 12-63 (IRS Form 8233).
                                                                   
ISSUED BY:                                                 06/23/97
Assistant Comptroller for 
Accounting Operations         12.60.1