Frequently asked questions

If you have a question, take a look at our list of frequently asked questions below. If you don’t find the answer to your question please contact us .

How U.S. tax laws apply?

As a Canadian resident who spends part of the year in the U.S., you are considered either a resident alien or a non-resident alien of the U.S. for tax purposes.

Who must file Form 8840?

Each individual claiming the closer connection exception has to file Form 8840. If your spouse or any of your children want to claim the closer connection exception, they also have to file Form 8840.

My registration service from WebForm in 8840 can it be used for more than one person?

No, because the application ACAPS™ is designed to meet the criteria of the IRS (Internal Revenue Service) which requires the production of a Form 8840 each.

Is all of my personal information secure and private?

Yes, your personal information is completely confidential and will only be used to file your form 8840. We use a secure server with SSL encryption to securely transmit your information.

What document is required during registration?

A Canadian  passport and a credit card.

Do you accept credit cards?

Yes. We accept Visa, Master Card and American Express.

How can I contact WebForm 8840?

You can contact us via E-mail:

Do I need to download any software?

No, ACAPS™ is an Internet-based application so there is no software to
download. If you do not already have Adobe Reader you will need to download it
to print your forms. It is free and  download it at   
Only JavaScript must be enabled on your browser (

Do I need an email address to use the ACAPS™?

Yes, an email address is required for your registration.