EDB`s FATCA status

The Eurasian Development Bank (EDB, the Bank) – an international financial organization established in 2006 based on an intergovernmental agreement. The headquarters of the Bank are located at: Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty city, Dostyk Avenue 220.

The Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the United States of America on the improvement of international tax discipline was signed on September 11, 2017 and entered into force on April 05, 2022. This Agreement determines, in particular, the status of international organizations based in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the purposes of U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). 

Taking into account the international status of the Bank, the nature and objectives of its activities and in accordance with the official position of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan, EDB has certified itself as an International Organization for purposes of FATCA.

This status does not imply taxation on payments due to the Bank and excludes FATCA tax withholding from such payments due to the Bank.

The Self-Certification Form W-8BEN-E is posted below.