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Its hard enough even when you are over there standing at the counter with cash in your hand.
I suggest asking your US broker to give you the web address/email of their recommended local bank.
The forms you get will ask for Social Security No and Tax File No. I just put all zero's in until the IRS sent me the latter. Not having a SSN will flummox them for a while but they finally accepted I didnt have one and entered all zeros.
Their forms have trouble with 4-digit post codes and unknown 'States', and they take a bit of training to get the address right, regular mail takes 2 weeks each way by the way.
Telegraphic transfers are the fast way but cost around $20 per remittance, many of the smaller banks do not have internet banking. I bank with a small bank in the middle of Colorado, if you would like details/address let me know.
Ponsonby
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