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Account Registration Form - Institutional
Select different institutional account options and open up to five accounts under the same registration. All officers must sign this form.
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Bank Transfer Form - Institutional
Provide bank account instructions to make electronic bank transfers and wire transfers between a U.S. bank account and your Vanguard account. Individuals who provide transaction instructions for your organization must sign this form.
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Certificate of Authority for Retirement Plans
Identify trustees authorized to conduct account transactions on behalf of a retirement plan. All trustees must sign this form, and it must be certified by an authorized officer for the plan sponsor.
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Checkwriting Signature Form - Institutional
Establish the checkwriting redemption option ($250 minimum) for your Vanguard institutional accounts offering this service.
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Cost Basis Reporting Method Election Form
Use this form to elect the cost basis reporting method Vanguard should use when calculating your cost basis for the redemption of any mutual fund shares from your organization's account(s).
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Institutional Investor Group Exchange form
Exchange shares between funds in identically registered accounts. The authorized signer(s) identified in your Institutional Organization Resoution Form must sign this form.
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Institutional Investor Group Wire Purchase form
Initiate a wire purchase of Vanguard fund shares. The authorized signer(s) identified in your Institutional Organization Resolution Form must sign this form.
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Institutional Investors Web Registration and Change Form
Authorize, change, or remove online user access to your entity's mutual fund and Vanguard Brokerage accounts.
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Institutional Trading Website Registration and Change Form
Make changes to who can view information or make trades on the Vanguard Investment-Only Trading Website.
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Legal Entity Beneficial Ownership/Trust Certification Form
Identify beneficial owners and/or control persons for certain Institutional account types, as required by federal law.
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Organization Resolution-Institutional
Identify officers authorized to conduct account transactions on behalf of a corporation or organization. All officers must sign this form, and it must be certified by a designated officer of your corporation or organization.
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Redemption Form - Institutional
Request the redemption of Vanguard fund shares when proceeds will be sent via a wire or an electronic bank transfer. The authorized signer(s) identified in your Institutional Organization Resolution Form must sign this form.
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Reoccurring Transfer or Exchange Form - Institutional
Authorize the transfer or exchange of shares between funds in nonidentically registered Institutional Vanguard accounts on a reoccurring basis. All authorized signer(s) as identified in the current Vanguard Organization Resolution Form must sign this
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Specialized Corporate Reports Registration form
Establish, maintain, or stop the delivery of Specialized Corporate Reports, which provide summary information for all accounts associated with a particular Vanguard Institutional Asset Management or Financial Advisor Services client.
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