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Stock Plan Services Online Forms

Below you will find the forms you need to set up and use your Schwab Equity Award Center® account.

These Schwab forms are not substitutes for forms that your company may require you to complete before initiating an equity award transaction. It is your responsibility to find out whether or not your company requires internal forms.

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT REQUIRED FORMS, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR COMPANY'S STOCK PLAN ADMINISTRATOR OR CALL SCHWAB STOCK PLAN SERVICES TOLL FREE: 800-654-2593 (International clients may access this toll free number by first dialing an AT&T Direct Dialing Code). Reps are available from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.

Forms
US/Domestic Stock Plan Services Schwab One® Account Application/Employee Stock Option Exercise and Equity Award Agreement:
These forms are required to open your Schwab account and to authorize Schwab to perform an equity award transaction. Includes Transfer of Account form.

Download a checklist for completing the US/Domestic application.
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International Schwab One® Application, W-8BEN, & Employee Stock Option Agreement:
Not for UK or Swiss residents (see below)
These forms are needed to open your Schwab account and to authorize Schwab to exercise your employee stock options.

Download a checklist for completing the International application.
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UK/Swiss Schwab One® Application, W-8BEN, & Employee Stock Option Agreement:
For UK or Swiss residents only
These forms are needed to open your Schwab account and to authorize Schwab to exercise your employee stock options. The $10,000 minimum is not required if you are opening an account for equity compensation transactions only.
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W-8BEN:
If you are a nonresident alien (NRA) or foreign entity, you should use this form to establish your foreign status for U.S, withholding tax purposes. You must complete and sign this form in the following instances:
  • To update changes to NRA status.
  • To recertify NRA status every third calendar year.
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Employee Stock Option Exercise and Equity Award Agreement Form:
This is your agreement with Schwab regarding the use of an existing Schwab account to exercise your employee stock options and/or add the margin feature to your account. You only need to complete this agreement once no matter how many times you exercise options through Schwab.
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Notice of Intent to Exercise Form:
Notifies Schwab of options you may want to exercise in the future. On receipt of this form, Schwab may, but is not obligated to, contact your company for verification that the options are available to exercise.
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Irrevocable Stock Power Form:
This form gives Schwab the authority to negotiate stock registered in your name. This form is needed if your company delivers stock certificates registered in your name. It gives Schwab the authority to negotiate stock registered in your name. The form must be received with your original signature to complete the exercise. A faxed copy is not acceptable.
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Wire Transfers Authorization Form:
Print and sign this form to transfer money from Schwab to an outside account. A $25.00 wire transfer fee may apply. To avoid processing delays, be sure to complete all fields, including account numbers, print and sign. Please fax the completed form to 1-877-471-6934. Note: Funds are available for transfer on or after settlement date.
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International Wire Transfers Authorization Form:
Wire Transfers Authorization form for participants outside the U.S. A wire transfer fee may apply. To avoid processing delays, be sure to complete all fields, including account numbers, print and sign. Please fax the completed form to 877-471-6934. Note: Funds are available for transfer on or after settlement date.
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MoneyLink® Enrollment Form:
Electronically transfer funds back and forth between your Schwab accounts or accounts at other U.S. financial institutions. The MoneyLink® setup process may take up to three weeks.
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Transfer of Account Form:
Use this form to transfer securities and/or funds from another financial institution. A transfer will take approximately three to six weeks from the time we receive the form.
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FAILURE TO FILE THE PROPER INTERNAL COMPANY FORMS DIRECTLY WITH THE ISSUING COMPANY MAY DELAY YOUR TRANSACTION. IN ADDITION, YOUR STOCK OPTIONS AND/OR EQUITY AWARDS MAY BECOME WORTHLESS IF REQUIRED PAPERWORK IS NOT RECEIVED BY THE EXPIRATION DATE OF YOUR OPTIONS AND/OR EQUITY AWARDS.

Ready to open your account?
For Assistance Call:
  • Employee Stock Options and Equity Awards/Stock Plan Services: 1-800-654-2593
  • Schwabplan: 1-800-724-7526
  • PCRA: 1-888-393-7272
  • Brokerage: 1-800-435-4000

Stock Plan Services Representatives are available from 9am to 9pm Eastern Time. Monday through Friday. All representatives are licensed and capable of helping you with all of your equity compensation and investment needs.

(International clients may access toll free numbers by first dialing an AT&T Direct Dialing Code)
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