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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.
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.
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.
90 Day Reinstatement Form
Complete this form to exercise your one-time 90-day reinstatement privilege.
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.
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.
Checkwriting Application for Estates, Conservatorships, & Guardianships
Apply for checkwriting for a qualified account in the name of an estate, conservatorship, or guardianship.
Checkwriting Application for Trusts
Apply for checkwriting for a qualified account in the name of a trust.
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.
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.
Dealer Change Authorization
Change dealer information on accounts.
Evidence of Authority of Assigning Officer
Present evidence of authority of assigning officers for corporations and unincorporated associations.
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.
Name Change Authorization Form
Change the owner's legal name on a mutual fund account.
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.
Request for Additional Information
Used to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account as required by Federal law.
Substitute Form W-8BEN
For investors who are not citizens or residents of the United States.
Substitute W-9 Form
Certify the Taxpayer Identification Number with a Substitute Form W-9.
Talk. Click. Go.
Everything you need to know about online (MFS Access) and telephone access (MFS Talk) to your MFS accounts.
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.
Sell Shares or Close an Account
Make changes to your existing MFS mutual fund account, including adding services, changing the owner's name and checkwriting privileges.
Certification of Disability
Redeem shares or exchange shares due to disability.
Gift Transfer of Shares
Gift shares of your fund to an individual or charity.
Redemption Authorization Form
Redeem shares from a mutual fund account.
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.
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.).
Transfer Authorization
Transfer shares to an account with a different owner. Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
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.
Disclosure Statements and Trust Agreements
IRA Disclosure Statements and Trust Agreements to accompany the IRA Forms Kit.
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.
Non-Spouse Beneficial IRA Kit
For use in establishing IRA distribution accounts for beneficiaries of deceased IRA owners or qualified plan participants.
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.
Designation of Beneficiary Form
Designate a beneficiary for an MFS IRA.
IRA Additional Investment Form
Complete this form if you would if you would like to purchase additional shares of your existing IRA.
IRA Transfer Form
Transfer funds into an existing MFS IRA (if new account needs to be established, see IRA Forms Kit, under Open a new account). Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
MFS IRA Recharacterization Form
Recharacterize a contribution (or contributions) from one IRA type to another.
IRA Request for Change of Distribution Option
For accounts subject to required minimum distribution, use this form to change your distribution options.
IRA Withholding Election Form
Use this form to elect withholding for future systematic distributions.
MFS Name Change Authorization Form
Change the name of the account owner on an MFS IRA (e.g. name change due to marriage).
Request for Additional Information
Used to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account as required by Federal law.
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.
Return of Excess Contribution Authorization
Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.
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.
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.
IRA and 403(b) Fee Agreement Terms
Allows the account holder to pay fees directly to their advisor.
IRA Distribution Authorization Form
Request a distribution from Traditional, Rollover, Roth, SEP, SARSEP, and SIMPLE IRA account.
IRA Minimum Distribution Authorization Form
For IRAs trusteed by MFS Heritage Trust Company.
IRA Systematic Withdrawal Plan Form
Initiate systematic withdrawals for an MFS Traditional, Rollover and ROTH IRA account trusteed by Heritage Trust Company.
IRA Withholding Election Form
Use this form to elect withholding for future systematic distributions.
Return of Excess Contribution Authorization
Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.
403b's
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.
Open a New 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.
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.
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).
MFS 403(b) Mutual Fund Custodial Agreement
For employer-sponsored plans only.
MFS 403(b) Mutual Fund Custodial Agreement
For salary-reduction plans only.
Manage an existing account
MFS 403(b) Designation of Beneficiary Form
Designate a beneficiary for an MFS 403(b).
MFS 403(b) Mutual Fund Custodial Agreement
For employer-sponsored plans only.
MFS 403(b) Mutual Fund Custodial Agreement
For salary-reduction plans only.
Dealer Change Authorization
Change dealer information on accounts.
Designation of Beneficiary Form
Designate a beneficiary for an MFS IRA.
MFS Name Change Authorization Form
Change the name of the account owner on an MFS IRA (e.g. name change due to marriage).
Request for Additional Information
Used to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account as required by Federal law.
Sell shares or close an account
403(b) Custodial Account Distribution Authorization
Request a distribution from an MFS 403(b) account.
403(b) Custodial Account Distribution Authorization of Substantially Equal Payments
For salary-reduction 403(b) plans only, establish a 72(t) systematic withdrawal plan.
403(b) Custodial Account Installment Distribution Authorization
For salary-reduction 403(b) plans only, establish a systematic withdrawal plan.
403(b) Custodial Account QDRO Transfer Authorization
For salary-reduction 403(b) plans only, use this form for distributions pursuant to a Qualified Domestic Relations Order.
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.
Employer 403(b) Plan Distribution Authorization Form
For Employer sponsored 403(b) plans only, use this form to request distributions.
Employer 403(b) Plan Installment Distribution Authorization Form
For Employer sponsored 403(b) plans only, establish a systematic withdrawal plan.
Employer 403(b) Plan QDRO Authorization
For Employer sponsored 403(b) plans only, use this form for distributions pursuant to a Qualified Domestic Relations Order.
IRA and 403(b) Fee Agreement Terms
Allows the account holder to pay fees directly to their advisor.
SIMPLE's
The forms and applications found here contain everything you need to open a new Simple IRA, make changes to an existing account, sell shares or close an account.
Open a New Account
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.
SIMPLE Contribution Direct Enrollment Form
For employers to enroll in Contribution Direct, which allows for ACH contributions to be made via the Internet.
SIMPLE IRA Employee Resource Guide
Everything you need to open an MFS SIMPLE IRA.
SIMPLE IRA Plan Employer Resource Guide
Everything you need to open a new MFS workplace retirement account.
Manage an existing account
Dealer Change Authorization
Change dealer information on accounts.
Designation of Beneficiary Form
Designate a beneficiary for an MFS IRA.
Instructions for completing Designation of Beneficiary Form above
IRA Transfer Form
Transfer funds into an existing MFS IRA (if new account needs to be established, see IRA Forms Kit, under Open a new account). Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
IRA Withholding Election Form
Use this form to elect withholding for future systematic distributions.
MFS IRA Recharacterization Form
Recharacterize a contribution (or contributions) from one IRA type to another.
MFS Name Change Authorization Form
Change the name of the account owner on an MFS IRA (e.g. name change due to marriage).
Request for Additional Information
Used to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account as required by Federal law.
Return of Excess Contribution Authorization
Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.
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.
SIMPLE IRA Plan Service Form
Add the telephone withdrawal privilege or eDelivery to your existing Simple IRA.
Sell shares or close an account
Distribution of Substantially Equal Payments
Establish a substantially equal payment (72t) agreement on an IRA account.
IRA and 403(b) Fee Agreement Terms
Allows the account holder to pay fees directly to their advisor.
IRA Distribution Authorization Form
Request a distribution from Traditional, Rollover, Roth, SEP, SARSEP, and SIMPLE IRA account.
IRA Transfer Form
Transfer funds into an existing MFS IRA (if new account needs to be established, see IRA Forms Kit, under Open a new account). Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
IRA Minimum Distribution Authorization Form
For IRAs trusteed by MFS Heritage Trust Company.
IRA Systematic Withdrawal Plan Form
Initiate systematic withdrawals for an MFS Traditional, Rollover and ROTH IRA account trusteed by Heritage Trust Company.
IRA Withholding Election Form
Use this form to elect withholding for future systematic distributions.
MFS IRA Recharacterization Form
Recharacterize a contribution (or contributions) from one IRA type to another.
Return of Excess Contribution Authorization
Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.
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.
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
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.
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.
Employer QDRO Authorization
For MFS sponsored employer plans, use this form for distributions pursuant to a Qualified Domestic Relations Order.
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.
MFS SEP Plan Employer forms kit
Employer resource guide for an employer to open an MFS SEP plan.
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.
Manage an existing account
Dealer Change Authorization
Change dealer information on accounts.
Designation of Beneficiary Form
Designate a beneficiary for an MFS IRA.
Instructions for completing Designation of Beneficiary Form above
IRA and 403(b) Fee Agreement Terms
Allows the account holder to pay fees directly to their advisor.
IRA Transfer Form
Transfer funds into an existing MFS IRA (if new account needs to be established, see IRA Forms Kit, under Open a new account). Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
MFS IRA Recharacterization Form
Recharacterize a contribution (or contributions) from one IRA type to another.
MFS Name Change Authorization Form
Change the name of the account owner on an MFS IRA (e.g. name change due to marriage).
Request for Additional Information
Used to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account as required by Federal law.
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.
Return of Excess Contribution Authorization
Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.
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.
Sell shares or close an account
Distribution of Substantially Equal Payments
Establish a substantially equal payment (72t) agreement on an IRA account.
IRA and 403(b) Fee Agreement Terms
Allows the account holder to pay fees directly to their advisor.
IRA Distribution Authorization Form
Request a distribution from Traditional, Rollover, Roth, SEP, SARSEP, and SIMPLE IRA account.
IRA Minimum Distribution Authorization Form
For IRAs trusteed by MFS Heritage Trust Company.
IRA Systematic Withdrawal Plan Form
Initiate systematic withdrawals for an MFS Traditional, Rollover and ROTH IRA account trusteed by Heritage Trust Company.
IRA Transfer Form
Transfer funds into an existing MFS IRA (if new account needs to be established, see IRA Forms Kit, under Open a new account). Complete this form on your computer, print it, and mail it to us.
IRA Withholding Election Form
Use this form to elect withholding for future systematic distributions.
MFS IRA Recharacterization Form
Recharacterize a contribution (or contributions) from one IRA type to another.
Return of Excess Contribution Authorization
Remove an excess contribution from an IRA account.
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.
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.
Sell shares or close an account
Non-Fiduciary Redemption Authorization Form
NOT for use with accounts currently trusteed by MFS Heritage Trust Company.
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, service form and a listing of MFS 529 Savings Plan Investment Funds.
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 Forms Kit. It is retained by the accountholder for future reference.
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.
Manage an Existing Account
Make changes to your existing MFS 529 Savings Plan or Coverdell Education Savings account, including: adding services and changing the owner's name.
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.
MFS Coverdell Education Savings Account
Disclosure statement and trust agreement
MFS 529 Savings Plan Change Form
Make changes to an existing 529 Saving Plan account.
MFS 529 Savings Plan Contribution/Rollover Form
Make a contribution to an existing 529 plan (check must accompany the form).
MFS 529 Savings Plan Rollover Form
Rollover money directly from another 529 Savings Plan.
MFS 529 Savings Plan Service Form
Use this form to update or add account privileges.
MFS 529 Savings Plan Systematic Withdrawal Plan Form
Initiate systematic withdrawals for a 529 Savings Plan account.
MFS Coverdell Education Savings (CESA) Change Form
Make changes to an existing Coverdell Education Savings account.
Dealer Change Authorization
Change dealer information on accounts.
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.
MFS 529 Savings Plan Systematic Withdrawal Plan Form
Initiate systematic withdrawals for a 529 Savings Plan account.
MFS Coverdell Education Savings (CESA) Distribution Authorization Form
Request a distribution from a Coverdell Education Savings account.