Forms & Applications

Open a New Account

The forms and applications found here contain everything needed to open a new MFS mutual fund account.

Open a New Mutual Fund Account
Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.

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Transfer on Death Agreement Registration Form  For investors who wish to designate an individual to automatically own the account upon the death of the current owner.

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Manage an Existing Account

Make changes to your existing MFS mutual fund account, including adding services, changing the owner's name and checkwriting privileges.

Service Application 
Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
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90 Day Reinstatement Form 
Complete this form to exercise your one-time 90-day reinstatement privilege.
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Certificate of Incumbency 
Certify the acting trustee(s) of a Trust or Retirement Plan. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
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Checkwriting Application for Corporations 
Apply for checkwriting from a qualified account in the name of a corporation. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
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Checkwriting Application for Estates, Conservatorships, & Guardianships 
Apply for checkwriting for a qualified account in the name of an estate, conservatorship, or guardianship.
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Checkwriting Application for Trusts 
Apply for checkwriting for a qualified account in the name of a trust.
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Checkwriting Application for Unincorporated Organizations, Partnerships & Sole Proprietorships 
Apply for checkwriting for a qualified account in the name of an unincorporated organization, partnership, or sole proprietorship.
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Cost Basis Reporting Selection/Change Form 
Complete this form to select or change a cost basis method to be applied to your account(s), or make the changes online with MFS Access.
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Dealer Change Authorization 
Change dealer information on accounts.
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Evidence of Authority of Assigning Officer 
Present evidence of authority of assigning officers for corporations and unincorporated associations.
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MFSC Fax Exchange Form 
Use this form to fax in a request to exchange shares in one mutual fund for shares in a different mutual fund.
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Name Change Authorization Form 
Change the owner's legal name on a mutual fund account.
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Non-IRA Additional Investment Form 
Complete this form if you would if you would like to purchase additional shares of your existing non-retirement account.
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Request for Additional Information 
Used to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account as required by Federal law.
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Talk. Click. Go. 
Everything you need to know about online (MFS Access) and telephone access (MFS Talk) to your MFS accounts.
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Transfer on Death Agreement 
Change the registration of a mutual fund account with a designated beneficiary (TOD Registration). For investors who wish to designate an individual or entity to automatically own the account upon the death of the current owner. For a new account, this form should be submitted along with an MFS Account Application.
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Sell Shares or Close an Account

Transfer ownership, redeem shares or close an existing mutial fund account. 

Certification of Disability 
Redeem shares or exchange shares due to disability.
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Redemption Authorization Form 
Redeem shares from a mutual fund account.
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Redemption/Transfer Authorization 
Redeem shares and/or transfer shares to an account with a different owner. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
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Specific Lot Identification Form 
Use this form if you have selected Specific Lot Identification as the cost basis method on your account and you are requesting a disposition of shares (i.e. withdrawal, exchange, transfer). This form must be submitted along with the transaction request (i.e. Redemption Authorizations Form, Transfer Authorization Form, etc.).
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Transfer Authorization 
Transfer shares to an account with a different owner. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
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Open a New Account

The forms and applications found here contain everything needed to open a new MFS Individual Retirement Account account.

 

IRA Forms Kit 
The forms and applications found here contain everything needed to open a new MFS Individual Retirement Account account.

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Disclosure Statements and Trust Agreements 
IRA Disclosure Statements and Trust Agreements to accompany the IRA Forms Kit.

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Investment Instructions to Establish a New IRA Account(s) in a Different Class of Shares 
Completing this form will create a new account within your existing MFS IRA Trust invested in a share class that differs from what was elected on your original IRA Application. This form cannot be used to move funds between share classes.

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Non-Spouse Beneficial IRA Kit 
For use in establishing IRA distribution accounts for beneficiaries of deceased IRA owners or qualified plan participants.

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Manage an Existing Account 

Make changes to your existing MFS IRA account, including adding services, changing the account owner's name, and beneficiary changes.

Dealer Change Authorization 
Change dealer information on accounts.
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Designation of Beneficiary Form 
Designate a beneficiary for an MFS IRA.
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IRA Additional Investment Form 
Complete this form if you would if you would like to purchase additional shares of your existing IRA.

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MFS IRA Recharacterization Form 
Recharacterize a contribution (or contributions) from one IRA type to another.
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IRA Request for Change of Distribution Option 
For accounts subject to required minimum distribution, use this form to change your distribution options.
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IRA Withholding Election Form 
Use this form to elect withholding for future systematic distributions.
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MFS Name Change Authorization Form 
Change the name of the account owner on an MFS IRA (e.g. name change due to marriage).
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Request for Additional Information 
Used to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account as required by Federal law.
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Retirement Plan Service Form 
IRA Service Application includes reduced sales charges, dealer changes, dollar-cost averaging, invest by phone, bank account information and automatic investment.

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Return of Excess Contribution Authorization 
Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.
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Roth IRA Conversion Form 
Convert assets from an MFS or non-MFS Traditional IRA to an MFS ROTH IRA. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
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Sell Shares or Close an Account

Transfer ownership, redeem shares or close an existing MFS IRA account.

Distribution of Substantially Equal Payments 
Establish a substantially equal payment (72t) agreement on an IRA account.
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IRA and 403(b) Fee Agreement Terms 
Allows the account holder to pay fees directly to their advisor.
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IRA Distribution Authorization Form 
Request a distribution from Traditional, Rollover, Roth, SEP, SARSEP, and SIMPLE IRA account.
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IRA Distribution Authorization Form for Non-Spouse Beneficiaries 
Request a distribution from a Traditional, Rollover, Roth, SEP, SARSEP, or SIMPLE IRA account to a NON- SPOUSE beneficiary.
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IRA Distribution Authorization Form for Spouse Beneficiaries 
Request a distribution from a Traditional, Rollover, Roth, SEP, SARSEP, or SIMPLE IRA account to a SPOUSE beneficiary.
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IRA Minimum Distribution Authorization Form 
For IRAs trusteed by MFS Heritage Trust Company.
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IRA Systematic Withdrawal Plan Form 
Initiate systematic withdrawals for an MFS Traditional, Rollover and ROTH IRA account trusteed by Heritage Trust Company.
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IRA Withholding Election Form 
Use this form to elect withholding for future systematic distributions.
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Return of Excess Contribution Authorization 
Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.
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403(b)

Open a New Account 

The forms and applications found here contain everything you need to open a new 403(b) account, make changes to an existing account, sell shares or close an account.

MFS 403(b) Information Sharing Agreement for Employer Sponsored Plans 
This document must be completed and signed by the employer/plan sponsor before any new accounts can be opened for a participant. Only one agreement per plan is needed.

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MFS 403(b) Information Sharing Agreement for Salary Reduction Plans 
This document must be completed and signed by the employer/plan sponsor before any new accounts can be opened for a participant. Only one agreement per plan is needed.

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MFS 403b Mutual Fund Application 
Use this application to open your account in an MFS 403(b) Mutual Fund Salary Reduction Only plan. Document includes account application and custodial agreement. Before opening a new account, employer must have completed an MFS Information Sharing Agreement (ISA).

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MFS 403(b) Mutual Fund Custodial Agreement 
For employer-sponsored plans only.

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MFS 403(b) Mutual Fund Custodial Agreement 
For salary-reduction plans only.
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Manage an Existing Account 

Certificate of Incumbency 
Certify a Plan Administrator for plans using MFS Heritage Trust Company as Trustee.

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MFS 403(b) Designation of Beneficiary Form 
Designate a beneficiary for an MFS 403(b).
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MFS 403(b) Mutual Fund Custodial Agreement 
For employer-sponsored plans only.
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MFS 403(b) Mutual Fund Custodial Agreement 
For salary-reduction plans only.
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Dealer Change Authorization 
Change dealer information on accounts.
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MFS Name Change Authorization Form 
Change the name of the account owner on an MFS IRA (e.g. name change due to marriage).
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Request for Additional Information 
Used to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account as required by Federal law.
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Sell Shares or Close an Account 

403(b) Custodial Account Distribution Authorization 
Request a distribution from an MFS 403(b) account.

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403(b) Custodial Account Distribution Authorization of Substantially Equal Payments 
For salary-reduction 403(b) plans only, establish a 72(t) systematic withdrawal plan.
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403(b) Custodial Account Installment Distribution Authorization 
For salary-reduction 403(b) plans only, establish a systematic withdrawal plan.
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403(b) Transfer Out Form - Salary Deferral Only 
Initiate a transfer or exchange from a 403(b) (salary deferral only) Plan to a 403(b) plan at another financial institution.
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Employer 403(b) Plan Installment Distribution Authorization Form 
For Employer sponsored 403(b) plans only, establish a systematic withdrawal plan.
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IRA and 403(b) Fee Agreement Terms 
Allows the account holder to pay fees directly to their advisor.
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MFS 403(b) Custodial Account Distribution Authorization for Non-spouseBeneficiaries 
For total distributions and installment distributions from salary reduction 403(b) custodial accounts.

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MFS 403(b) Custodial Account Distribution Authorization for SpouseBeneficiaries 
For total distributions, installment distributions, and direct rollovers from salary reduction 403(b) custodial accounts.

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Manage an Existing Account 

Make changes to your existing MFS IRA account, including adding services, changing the account owner's name, and beneficiary changes.

Investment Instructions to Establish a New IRA Account(s) in a Different Class of Shares 
Completing this form will create a new account within your existing MFS IRA Trust invested in a share class that differs from what was elected on your original IRA Application. This form cannot be used to move funds between share classes.
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SIMPLE Contribution Direct Enrollment Form 
For employers to enroll in Contribution Direct, which allows for ACH contributions to be made via the Internet.
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SIMPLE IRA Employee Resource Guide 
Everything you need to open an MFS SIMPLE IRA.
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SIMPLE IRA Plan Employer Resource Guide 
Everything you need to open a new MFS workplace retirement account.
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Manage an Existing Account 

Certificate of Incumbency 
Certify a Plan Administrator for plans using MFS Heritage Trust Company as Trustee.

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Dealer Change Authorization 
Change dealer information on accounts.
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Designation of Beneficiary Form 
Designate a beneficiary for an MFS IRA.
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IRA Withholding Election Form 
Use this form to elect withholding for future systematic distributions.
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MFS IRA Recharacterization Form 
Recharacterize a contribution (or contributions) from one IRA type to another.
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MFS Name Change Authorization Form 
Change the name of the account owner on an MFS IRA (e.g. name change due to marriage).
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Request for Additional Information 
Used to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account as required by Federal law.
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Return of Excess Contribution Authorization 
Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.
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Roth IRA Conversion Form 
Convert assets from an MFS or non-MFS Traditional IRA to an MFS ROTH IRA. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
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SIMPLE IRA Plan Service Form 
Add the telephone withdrawal privilege or eDelivery to your existing Simple IRA.
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Sell Shares or Close an Account 

Distribution of Substantially Equal Payments 
Establish a substantially equal payment (72t) agreement on an IRA account.

View and Print

IRA and 403(b) Fee Agreement Terms 
Allows the account holder to pay fees directly to their advisor.
View and Print

IRA Distribution Authorization Form 
Request a distribution from Traditional, Rollover, Roth, SEP, SARSEP, and SIMPLE IRA account.
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IRA Minimum Distribution Authorization Form 
For IRAs trusteed by MFS Heritage Trust Company.
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IRA Systematic Withdrawal Plan Form 
Initiate systematic withdrawals for an MFS Traditional, Rollover and ROTH IRA account trusteed by Heritage Trust Company.
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IRA Withholding Election Form 
Use this form to elect withholding for future systematic distributions.
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MFS IRA Recharacterization Form 
Recharacterize a contribution (or contributions) from one IRA type to another.
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Return of Excess Contribution Authorization 
Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.
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Return of Excess Contribution Authorization 
Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.
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Roth IRA Conversion Form 
Convert assets from an MFS or non-MFS Traditional IRA to an MFS ROTH IRA. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
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401a's (Profit Sharing, Money Purchase Pension Plan, & 401k)

The forms and applications found here contain everything you need make changes to an existing account, sell shares or close an account within a 401(a), Profit Sharing, Money Purchas Pension Plan or 401(k) plan.

Manage an Existing Account 

Certificate of Incumbency 
Certify a Plan Administrator for plans using MFS Heritage Trust Company as Trustee.

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Employer Installment Distribution Authorization 
For MFS sponsored employer plans (Profit Sharing, Money Purchase Pension Plan, & 401(k)), use this form to establish a systematic withdrawal plan.
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MFD Defined Contribution Prototype Plan Document 
This document contains the non-elective provisions of the MFD defined contribution prototype plan and should be used in conjunction with the appropriate Adoption Agreement for existing plan sponsors that have adopted the MFS plan. The MFD Defined Contribution Plan is not available for adoption by new plans.
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Sell Shares or Close an Account 

Employer Distribution Authorization (Total & Partial) 
For MFS sponsored employer plans (Profit Sharing, Money Purchase Pension, & 401(k)), use this form to request one-time distributions.

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Employer Installment Distribution Authorization 
For MFS sponsored employer plans (Profit Sharing, Money Purchase Pension Plan, & 401(k)), use this form to establish a systematic withdrawal plan.
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SEP's/SARSEP's

The forms and applications found here contain everything you need to open a new SEP or SARSEP IRA, make changes to an existing account, sell shares or close an account.

Open a New Account 

Disclosure Statements and Trust Agreements MFS SARSEP Plan Employer forms kit 
IRA Disclosure Statements and Trust Agreements to accompany the SEP/SARSEP IRA Forms Kit.

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MFS SEP Plan Employer Forms Kit 
Employer resource guide for an employer to open an MFS SEP plan.
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MFS SEP/SARSEP IRA Forms kit 
Everything you need to open a SEP/SARSEP account with MFS; transfer your account(s) to a SEP/SARSEP IRA at MFS.

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Manage an Existing Account

Certificate of Incumbency 
Certify a Plan Administrator for plans using MFS Heritage Trust Company as Trustee.

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Dealer Change Authorization 
Change dealer information on accounts.

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Designation of Beneficiary Form 
Designate a beneficiary for an MFS IRA.

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IRA and 403(b) Fee Agreement Terms 
Allows the account holder to pay fees directly to their advisor.

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MFS IRA Recharacterization Form 
Recharacterize a contribution (or contributions) from one IRA type to another.

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MFS Name Change Authorization Form 
Change the name of the account owner on an MFS IRA (e.g. name change due to marriage).

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Request for Additional Information 
Used to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account as required by Federal law.

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Retirement Plan Service Form 
IRA Service Application includes reduced sales charges, dealer changes, dollar-cost averaging, invest by phone, bank account information and automatic investment.

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Return of Excess Contribution Authorization 
Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.

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Roth IRA Conversion Form 
Convert assets from an MFS or non-MFS Traditional IRA to an MFS ROTH IRA. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.

View and Print

Sell Shares or Close an Account

Distribution of Substantially Equal Payments 
Establish a substantially equal payment (72t) agreement on an IRA account.

 

View and Print

IRA and 403(b) Fee Agreement Terms 
Allows the account holder to pay fees directly to their advisor.

View and Print

IRA Distribution Authorization Form 
Request a distribution from Traditional, Rollover, Roth, SEP, SARSEP, and SIMPLE IRA account.

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IRA Minimum Distribution Authorization Form 
For IRAs trusteed by MFS Heritage Trust Company.

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IRA Systematic Withdrawal Plan Form 
Initiate systematic withdrawals for an MFS Traditional, Rollover and ROTH IRA account trusteed by Heritage Trust Company.

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IRA Withholding Election Form 
Use this form to elect withholding for future systematic distributions.

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MFS IRA Recharacterization Form 
Recharacterize a contribution (or contributions) from one IRA type to another.

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Return of Excess Contribution Authorization 
Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.

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Roth IRA Conversion Form 
Convert assets from an MFS or non-MFS Traditional IRA to an MFS ROTH IRA. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.

View and Print

Non-Prototype Retirement Plans 
(investment only)

The forms and applications found here contain everything you need to open a new retirement plan not trusteed by MFS Heritage Trust, make changes to an existing account, sell shares or close an account.

Open a New Account

Non-Fiduciary Rollover Authorization Form
For Rollover Request to an MFS IRA. Not for use with any retirement accounts currently trusteed by MFS Heritage Trust Company.

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Sell Shares or Close an Account

Non-Fiduciary Redemption Authorization Form
NOT for use with accounts currently trusteed by MFS Heritage Trust Company

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Open a New MFS 529 Savings Plan 
Everything you need to open a new MFS 529 Savings Plan account.

MFS 529 Savings Plan Application 
This kit includes a plan application and a listing of MFS 529 Savings Plan Investment Funds.
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MFS 529 Savings Plan Participant Agreement and Disclosure Statement 
This booklet contains the MFS 529 Savings Plan Participant Agreement and Disclosure Statement, and must accompany the MFS 529 Savings Plan. It is retained by the accountholder for future reference.
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MFS 529 Savings Plan Expense Overview Supplement 
This supplement details the expenses and fees that participants should expect to incur when investing in the 529 program. This supplement is meant as a tool for participants to examine their fees and is not intended to be the sole source for this information.
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Manage an Existing Account 
Make changes to your existing MFS 529 Savings Plan or Coverdell Education Savings account.

MFS 529 Additional Investment Form 
Complete this form if you would if you would like to purchase additional shares of your existing 529 Plan account.

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MFS Coverdell Education Savings Account 
Disclosure statement and trust agreement

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MFS 529 Savings Plan Change Form 
Make changes to an existing 529 Saving Plan account.
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MFS 529 Savings Plan Contribution/Rollover Form 
Make a contribution to an existing 529 plan (check must accompany the form).
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MFS 529 Savings Plan Rollover Form 
Rollover money directly from another 529 Savings Plan.
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MFS 529 Savings Plan Service Form 
Use this form to update or add account privileges.
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MFS 529 Savings Plan Systematic Withdrawal Plan Form 
Initiate systematic withdrawals for a 529 Savings Plan account.
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MFS Coverdell Education Savings (CESA) Change Form 
Make changes to an existing Coverdell Education Savings account.
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Dealer Change Authorization 
Change dealer information on accounts.
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Sell Shares or Close an Account 
Transfer ownership, redeem shares or close an existing MFS 529 Savings Plan or Coverdell Education Savings account.

MFS 529 Savings Plan Distribution Authorization Form 
Request a distribution from a 529 Savings Plan account.
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MFS 529 Savings Plan Systematic Withdrawal Plan Form 
Initiate systematic withdrawals for a 529 Savings Plan account.
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MFS Coverdell Education Savings (CESA) Distribution Authorization Form 
Request a distribution from a Coverdell Education Savings account.
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  • Non-Retirement Accounts

    Open a New Account

    The forms and applications found here contain everything needed to open a new MFS mutual fund account.

    Open a New Mutual Fund Account
    Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.

    View and Print

    Transfer on Death Agreement Registration Form  For investors who wish to designate an individual to automatically own the account upon the death of the current owner.

    View and Print

     



    Manage an Existing Account

    Make changes to your existing MFS mutual fund account, including adding services, changing the owner's name and checkwriting privileges.

    Service Application 
    Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
    View and Print

    90 Day Reinstatement Form 
    Complete this form to exercise your one-time 90-day reinstatement privilege.
    View and Print

    Certificate of Incumbency 
    Certify the acting trustee(s) of a Trust or Retirement Plan. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
    View and Print

    Checkwriting Application for Corporations 
    Apply for checkwriting from a qualified account in the name of a corporation. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
    View and Print

    Checkwriting Application for Estates, Conservatorships, & Guardianships 
    Apply for checkwriting for a qualified account in the name of an estate, conservatorship, or guardianship.
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    Checkwriting Application for Trusts 
    Apply for checkwriting for a qualified account in the name of a trust.
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    Checkwriting Application for Unincorporated Organizations, Partnerships & Sole Proprietorships 
    Apply for checkwriting for a qualified account in the name of an unincorporated organization, partnership, or sole proprietorship.
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    Cost Basis Reporting Selection/Change Form 
    Complete this form to select or change a cost basis method to be applied to your account(s), or make the changes online with MFS Access.
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    Dealer Change Authorization 
    Change dealer information on accounts.
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    Evidence of Authority of Assigning Officer 
    Present evidence of authority of assigning officers for corporations and unincorporated associations.
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    MFSC Fax Exchange Form 
    Use this form to fax in a request to exchange shares in one mutual fund for shares in a different mutual fund.
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    Name Change Authorization Form 
    Change the owner's legal name on a mutual fund account.
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    Non-IRA Additional Investment Form 
    Complete this form if you would if you would like to purchase additional shares of your existing non-retirement account.
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    Request for Additional Information 
    Used to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account as required by Federal law.
    View and Print

    Talk. Click. Go. 
    Everything you need to know about online (MFS Access) and telephone access (MFS Talk) to your MFS accounts.
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    Transfer on Death Agreement 
    Change the registration of a mutual fund account with a designated beneficiary (TOD Registration). For investors who wish to designate an individual or entity to automatically own the account upon the death of the current owner. For a new account, this form should be submitted along with an MFS Account Application.
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    Sell Shares or Close an Account

    Transfer ownership, redeem shares or close an existing mutial fund account. 

    Certification of Disability 
    Redeem shares or exchange shares due to disability.
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    Redemption Authorization Form 
    Redeem shares from a mutual fund account.
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    Redemption/Transfer Authorization 
    Redeem shares and/or transfer shares to an account with a different owner. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
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    Specific Lot Identification Form 
    Use this form if you have selected Specific Lot Identification as the cost basis method on your account and you are requesting a disposition of shares (i.e. withdrawal, exchange, transfer). This form must be submitted along with the transaction request (i.e. Redemption Authorizations Form, Transfer Authorization Form, etc.).
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    Transfer Authorization 
    Transfer shares to an account with a different owner. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
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  • IRAs (Traditional and Roth)

    Open a New Account

    The forms and applications found here contain everything needed to open a new MFS Individual Retirement Account account.

     

    IRA Forms Kit 
    The forms and applications found here contain everything needed to open a new MFS Individual Retirement Account account.

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    Disclosure Statements and Trust Agreements 
    IRA Disclosure Statements and Trust Agreements to accompany the IRA Forms Kit.

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    Investment Instructions to Establish a New IRA Account(s) in a Different Class of Shares 
    Completing this form will create a new account within your existing MFS IRA Trust invested in a share class that differs from what was elected on your original IRA Application. This form cannot be used to move funds between share classes.

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    Non-Spouse Beneficial IRA Kit 
    For use in establishing IRA distribution accounts for beneficiaries of deceased IRA owners or qualified plan participants.

    View and Print

     




    Manage an Existing Account 

    Make changes to your existing MFS IRA account, including adding services, changing the account owner's name, and beneficiary changes.

    Dealer Change Authorization 
    Change dealer information on accounts.
    View and Print

    Designation of Beneficiary Form 
    Designate a beneficiary for an MFS IRA.
    View and Print

    IRA Additional Investment Form 
    Complete this form if you would if you would like to purchase additional shares of your existing IRA.

    View and Print

    MFS IRA Recharacterization Form 
    Recharacterize a contribution (or contributions) from one IRA type to another.
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    IRA Request for Change of Distribution Option 
    For accounts subject to required minimum distribution, use this form to change your distribution options.
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    IRA Withholding Election Form 
    Use this form to elect withholding for future systematic distributions.
    View and Print

    MFS Name Change Authorization Form 
    Change the name of the account owner on an MFS IRA (e.g. name change due to marriage).
    View and Print

    Request for Additional Information 
    Used to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account as required by Federal law.
    View and Print

    Retirement Plan Service Form 
    IRA Service Application includes reduced sales charges, dealer changes, dollar-cost averaging, invest by phone, bank account information and automatic investment.

    View and Print

    Return of Excess Contribution Authorization 
    Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.
    View and Print

    Roth IRA Conversion Form 
    Convert assets from an MFS or non-MFS Traditional IRA to an MFS ROTH IRA. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
    View and Print

     

    Sell Shares or Close an Account

    Transfer ownership, redeem shares or close an existing MFS IRA account.

    Distribution of Substantially Equal Payments 
    Establish a substantially equal payment (72t) agreement on an IRA account.
    View and Print

    IRA and 403(b) Fee Agreement Terms 
    Allows the account holder to pay fees directly to their advisor.
    View and Print

    IRA Distribution Authorization Form 
    Request a distribution from Traditional, Rollover, Roth, SEP, SARSEP, and SIMPLE IRA account.
    View and Print

    IRA Distribution Authorization Form for Non-Spouse Beneficiaries 
    Request a distribution from a Traditional, Rollover, Roth, SEP, SARSEP, or SIMPLE IRA account to a NON- SPOUSE beneficiary.
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    IRA Distribution Authorization Form for Spouse Beneficiaries 
    Request a distribution from a Traditional, Rollover, Roth, SEP, SARSEP, or SIMPLE IRA account to a SPOUSE beneficiary.
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    IRA Minimum Distribution Authorization Form 
    For IRAs trusteed by MFS Heritage Trust Company.
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    IRA Systematic Withdrawal Plan Form 
    Initiate systematic withdrawals for an MFS Traditional, Rollover and ROTH IRA account trusteed by Heritage Trust Company.
    View and Print

    IRA Withholding Election Form 
    Use this form to elect withholding for future systematic distributions.
    View and Print

    Return of Excess Contribution Authorization 
    Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.
    View and Print

  • Workplace Retirement

    403(b)

    Open a New Account 

    The forms and applications found here contain everything you need to open a new 403(b) account, make changes to an existing account, sell shares or close an account.

    MFS 403(b) Information Sharing Agreement for Employer Sponsored Plans 
    This document must be completed and signed by the employer/plan sponsor before any new accounts can be opened for a participant. Only one agreement per plan is needed.

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    MFS 403(b) Information Sharing Agreement for Salary Reduction Plans 
    This document must be completed and signed by the employer/plan sponsor before any new accounts can be opened for a participant. Only one agreement per plan is needed.

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    MFS 403b Mutual Fund Application 
    Use this application to open your account in an MFS 403(b) Mutual Fund Salary Reduction Only plan. Document includes account application and custodial agreement. Before opening a new account, employer must have completed an MFS Information Sharing Agreement (ISA).

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    MFS 403(b) Mutual Fund Custodial Agreement 
    For employer-sponsored plans only.

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    MFS 403(b) Mutual Fund Custodial Agreement 
    For salary-reduction plans only.
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    Manage an Existing Account 

    Certificate of Incumbency 
    Certify a Plan Administrator for plans using MFS Heritage Trust Company as Trustee.

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    MFS 403(b) Designation of Beneficiary Form 
    Designate a beneficiary for an MFS 403(b).
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    MFS 403(b) Mutual Fund Custodial Agreement 
    For employer-sponsored plans only.
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    MFS 403(b) Mutual Fund Custodial Agreement 
    For salary-reduction plans only.
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    Dealer Change Authorization 
    Change dealer information on accounts.
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    MFS Name Change Authorization Form 
    Change the name of the account owner on an MFS IRA (e.g. name change due to marriage).
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    Request for Additional Information 
    Used to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account as required by Federal law.
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    Sell Shares or Close an Account 

    403(b) Custodial Account Distribution Authorization 
    Request a distribution from an MFS 403(b) account.

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    403(b) Custodial Account Distribution Authorization of Substantially Equal Payments 
    For salary-reduction 403(b) plans only, establish a 72(t) systematic withdrawal plan.
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    403(b) Custodial Account Installment Distribution Authorization 
    For salary-reduction 403(b) plans only, establish a systematic withdrawal plan.
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    403(b) Transfer Out Form - Salary Deferral Only 
    Initiate a transfer or exchange from a 403(b) (salary deferral only) Plan to a 403(b) plan at another financial institution.
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    Employer 403(b) Plan Installment Distribution Authorization Form 
    For Employer sponsored 403(b) plans only, establish a systematic withdrawal plan.
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    IRA and 403(b) Fee Agreement Terms 
    Allows the account holder to pay fees directly to their advisor.
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    MFS 403(b) Custodial Account Distribution Authorization for Non-spouseBeneficiaries 
    For total distributions and installment distributions from salary reduction 403(b) custodial accounts.

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    MFS 403(b) Custodial Account Distribution Authorization for SpouseBeneficiaries 
    For total distributions, installment distributions, and direct rollovers from salary reduction 403(b) custodial accounts.

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    Manage an Existing Account 

    Make changes to your existing MFS IRA account, including adding services, changing the account owner's name, and beneficiary changes.

    Investment Instructions to Establish a New IRA Account(s) in a Different Class of Shares 
    Completing this form will create a new account within your existing MFS IRA Trust invested in a share class that differs from what was elected on your original IRA Application. This form cannot be used to move funds between share classes.
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    SIMPLE Contribution Direct Enrollment Form 
    For employers to enroll in Contribution Direct, which allows for ACH contributions to be made via the Internet.
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    SIMPLE IRA Employee Resource Guide 
    Everything you need to open an MFS SIMPLE IRA.
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    SIMPLE IRA Plan Employer Resource Guide 
    Everything you need to open a new MFS workplace retirement account.
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    Manage an Existing Account 

    Certificate of Incumbency 
    Certify a Plan Administrator for plans using MFS Heritage Trust Company as Trustee.

    View and Print

    Dealer Change Authorization 
    Change dealer information on accounts.
    View and Print

    Designation of Beneficiary Form 
    Designate a beneficiary for an MFS IRA.
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    IRA Withholding Election Form 
    Use this form to elect withholding for future systematic distributions.
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    MFS IRA Recharacterization Form 
    Recharacterize a contribution (or contributions) from one IRA type to another.
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    MFS Name Change Authorization Form 
    Change the name of the account owner on an MFS IRA (e.g. name change due to marriage).
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    Request for Additional Information 
    Used to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account as required by Federal law.
    View and Print

    Return of Excess Contribution Authorization 
    Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.
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    Roth IRA Conversion Form 
    Convert assets from an MFS or non-MFS Traditional IRA to an MFS ROTH IRA. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
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    SIMPLE IRA Plan Service Form 
    Add the telephone withdrawal privilege or eDelivery to your existing Simple IRA.
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    Sell Shares or Close an Account 

    Distribution of Substantially Equal Payments 
    Establish a substantially equal payment (72t) agreement on an IRA account.

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    IRA and 403(b) Fee Agreement Terms 
    Allows the account holder to pay fees directly to their advisor.
    View and Print

    IRA Distribution Authorization Form 
    Request a distribution from Traditional, Rollover, Roth, SEP, SARSEP, and SIMPLE IRA account.
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    IRA Minimum Distribution Authorization Form 
    For IRAs trusteed by MFS Heritage Trust Company.
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    IRA Systematic Withdrawal Plan Form 
    Initiate systematic withdrawals for an MFS Traditional, Rollover and ROTH IRA account trusteed by Heritage Trust Company.
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    IRA Withholding Election Form 
    Use this form to elect withholding for future systematic distributions.
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    MFS IRA Recharacterization Form 
    Recharacterize a contribution (or contributions) from one IRA type to another.
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    Return of Excess Contribution Authorization 
    Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.
    View and Print

    Return of Excess Contribution Authorization 
    Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.
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    Roth IRA Conversion Form 
    Convert assets from an MFS or non-MFS Traditional IRA to an MFS ROTH IRA. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
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    401a's (Profit Sharing, Money Purchase Pension Plan, & 401k)

    The forms and applications found here contain everything you need make changes to an existing account, sell shares or close an account within a 401(a), Profit Sharing, Money Purchas Pension Plan or 401(k) plan.

    Manage an Existing Account 

    Certificate of Incumbency 
    Certify a Plan Administrator for plans using MFS Heritage Trust Company as Trustee.

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    Employer Installment Distribution Authorization 
    For MFS sponsored employer plans (Profit Sharing, Money Purchase Pension Plan, & 401(k)), use this form to establish a systematic withdrawal plan.
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    MFD Defined Contribution Prototype Plan Document 
    This document contains the non-elective provisions of the MFD defined contribution prototype plan and should be used in conjunction with the appropriate Adoption Agreement for existing plan sponsors that have adopted the MFS plan. The MFD Defined Contribution Plan is not available for adoption by new plans.
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    Sell Shares or Close an Account 

    Employer Distribution Authorization (Total & Partial) 
    For MFS sponsored employer plans (Profit Sharing, Money Purchase Pension, & 401(k)), use this form to request one-time distributions.

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    Employer Installment Distribution Authorization 
    For MFS sponsored employer plans (Profit Sharing, Money Purchase Pension Plan, & 401(k)), use this form to establish a systematic withdrawal plan.
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    SEP's/SARSEP's

    The forms and applications found here contain everything you need to open a new SEP or SARSEP IRA, make changes to an existing account, sell shares or close an account.

    Open a New Account 

    Disclosure Statements and Trust Agreements MFS SARSEP Plan Employer forms kit 
    IRA Disclosure Statements and Trust Agreements to accompany the SEP/SARSEP IRA Forms Kit.

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    MFS SEP Plan Employer Forms Kit 
    Employer resource guide for an employer to open an MFS SEP plan.
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    MFS SEP/SARSEP IRA Forms kit 
    Everything you need to open a SEP/SARSEP account with MFS; transfer your account(s) to a SEP/SARSEP IRA at MFS.

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    Manage an Existing Account

    Certificate of Incumbency 
    Certify a Plan Administrator for plans using MFS Heritage Trust Company as Trustee.

    View and Print

    Dealer Change Authorization 
    Change dealer information on accounts.

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    Designation of Beneficiary Form 
    Designate a beneficiary for an MFS IRA.

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    IRA and 403(b) Fee Agreement Terms 
    Allows the account holder to pay fees directly to their advisor.

    View and Print

    MFS IRA Recharacterization Form 
    Recharacterize a contribution (or contributions) from one IRA type to another.

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    MFS Name Change Authorization Form 
    Change the name of the account owner on an MFS IRA (e.g. name change due to marriage).

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    Request for Additional Information 
    Used to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account as required by Federal law.

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    Retirement Plan Service Form 
    IRA Service Application includes reduced sales charges, dealer changes, dollar-cost averaging, invest by phone, bank account information and automatic investment.

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    Return of Excess Contribution Authorization 
    Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.

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    Roth IRA Conversion Form 
    Convert assets from an MFS or non-MFS Traditional IRA to an MFS ROTH IRA. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.

    View and Print

    Sell Shares or Close an Account

    Distribution of Substantially Equal Payments 
    Establish a substantially equal payment (72t) agreement on an IRA account.

     

    View and Print

    IRA and 403(b) Fee Agreement Terms 
    Allows the account holder to pay fees directly to their advisor.

    View and Print

    IRA Distribution Authorization Form 
    Request a distribution from Traditional, Rollover, Roth, SEP, SARSEP, and SIMPLE IRA account.

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    IRA Minimum Distribution Authorization Form 
    For IRAs trusteed by MFS Heritage Trust Company.

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    IRA Systematic Withdrawal Plan Form 
    Initiate systematic withdrawals for an MFS Traditional, Rollover and ROTH IRA account trusteed by Heritage Trust Company.

    View and Print

    IRA Withholding Election Form 
    Use this form to elect withholding for future systematic distributions.

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    MFS IRA Recharacterization Form 
    Recharacterize a contribution (or contributions) from one IRA type to another.

    View and Print

    Return of Excess Contribution Authorization 
    Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.

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    Roth IRA Conversion Form 
    Convert assets from an MFS or non-MFS Traditional IRA to an MFS ROTH IRA. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.

    View and Print

    Non-Prototype Retirement Plans 
    (investment only)

    The forms and applications found here contain everything you need to open a new retirement plan not trusteed by MFS Heritage Trust, make changes to an existing account, sell shares or close an account.

    Open a New Account

    Non-Fiduciary Rollover Authorization Form
    For Rollover Request to an MFS IRA. Not for use with any retirement accounts currently trusteed by MFS Heritage Trust Company.

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    Sell Shares or Close an Account

    Non-Fiduciary Redemption Authorization Form
    NOT for use with accounts currently trusteed by MFS Heritage Trust Company

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  • College Planning

    Open a New MFS 529 Savings Plan 
    Everything you need to open a new MFS 529 Savings Plan account.

    MFS 529 Savings Plan Application 
    This kit includes a plan application and a listing of MFS 529 Savings Plan Investment Funds.
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    MFS 529 Savings Plan Participant Agreement and Disclosure Statement 
    This booklet contains the MFS 529 Savings Plan Participant Agreement and Disclosure Statement, and must accompany the MFS 529 Savings Plan. It is retained by the accountholder for future reference.
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    MFS 529 Savings Plan Expense Overview Supplement 
    This supplement details the expenses and fees that participants should expect to incur when investing in the 529 program. This supplement is meant as a tool for participants to examine their fees and is not intended to be the sole source for this information.
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    Manage an Existing Account 
    Make changes to your existing MFS 529 Savings Plan or Coverdell Education Savings account.

    MFS 529 Additional Investment Form 
    Complete this form if you would if you would like to purchase additional shares of your existing 529 Plan account.

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    MFS Coverdell Education Savings Account 
    Disclosure statement and trust agreement

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    MFS 529 Savings Plan Change Form 
    Make changes to an existing 529 Saving Plan account.
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    MFS 529 Savings Plan Contribution/Rollover Form 
    Make a contribution to an existing 529 plan (check must accompany the form).
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    MFS 529 Savings Plan Rollover Form 
    Rollover money directly from another 529 Savings Plan.
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    MFS 529 Savings Plan Service Form 
    Use this form to update or add account privileges.
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    MFS 529 Savings Plan Systematic Withdrawal Plan Form 
    Initiate systematic withdrawals for a 529 Savings Plan account.
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    MFS Coverdell Education Savings (CESA) Change Form 
    Make changes to an existing Coverdell Education Savings account.
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    Dealer Change Authorization 
    Change dealer information on accounts.
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    Sell Shares or Close an Account 
    Transfer ownership, redeem shares or close an existing MFS 529 Savings Plan or Coverdell Education Savings account.

    MFS 529 Savings Plan Distribution Authorization Form 
    Request a distribution from a 529 Savings Plan account.
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    MFS 529 Savings Plan Systematic Withdrawal Plan Form 
    Initiate systematic withdrawals for a 529 Savings Plan account.
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    MFS Coverdell Education Savings (CESA) Distribution Authorization Form 
    Request a distribution from a Coverdell Education Savings account.
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