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Sell Shares


MFS offers you the convenience and flexibility of selling mutual fund shares online via MFS Access or by calling our automated phone system at 1-800-225-2606.


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Selling shares online with MFS Access

In order to sell shares online, you must first sign up for MFS Access. Please Note: Some IRAs, Workplace Retirement and 529 College Savings Plan accounts may not be eligible to sell shares through MFS Access.

Step 1: Logging in to MFS Access

Select Manage my Accounts from the main menu of mfs.com and then click MFS Mutual Fund, IRA, and 529 Accounts (MFS Access).

  • If you are already set up with MFS Access, simply type in your user name, verify your security settings, enter your password, and you will be taken to your portfolio page.
  • If you are not set up with MFS Access, click "First time using MFS Access?" and follow the online instructions. It will be helpful to have a recent account statement handy during this process.

Step 2: Selling shares

From your My portfolio page you will see a list of the funds you currently own. Choose a fund and click on the "I want to..." box next to it. Select Sell Shares. Follow the step-by-step instructions. To sell shares in additional funds, return to your portfolio page and repeat the process.

Things you should know when selling shares

  • The sale of your shares could have tax consequences and could be subject to a Contingent Deferred Sales Charge (CDSC). For further information, please contact your financial advisor or tax advisor.
  • Requests received after the close of the New York Stock Exchange will be processed at the following business day's price.
  • If you have questions at any point in this process, please call MFS Service Center at 1-800-225-2606 any business day from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM Eastern Time.

Selling shares by automated phone

To sell shares by phone, please call 1-800-225-2606 and ask for a representative. You can sell up to $100,000 worth of shares per day and have a check payable as registered sent to the address of record. Additional documentation may be needed for certain types of accounts. Please contact a Customer Service Representative if you have questions.

Selling shares by mail

You can sell up to $100,000 worth of shares per day and have a check payable as registered sent to address of record. Please choose the appropriate forms listed within the Forms tab above, based on your account type, to sell your shares. For assistance related to these forms, please call 1-800-225-2606.

Send the completed form:

For Regular mail
MFS Service Center, Inc.
P.O. Box 55824
Boston, MA 02205-5824
For Overnight mail
MFS Service Center, Inc.
c/o Boston Financial Data Services
30 Dan Road
Canton, MA 02021-2809

You will receive your check in the mail within a few days.

Things you should know when selling shares

  • A signature guarantee will be needed if any of the following apply:
    -The address on the account was changed within 30 days.
    -The payment is being sent to an address other than the on on the account.
    -You are selling more than $100,000 worth of shares.
    -The check is not payable as the account is registered.
  • Requests received after the close of the New York Stock Exchange will be processed at the following day's price.
  • The sale of your shares could have tax consequences and could be subject to a Contingent Deferred Sales Charge (CDSC). For further information, please contact your financial advisor or tax advisor.