Departure Permits – Clearance for Aliens Departing the US

January 10, 2018
Departure Permits

There are two form options for resident and non-resident aliens to consider in regards to departure permits.

By Bethany Bouw

There are special considerations for resident aliens and nonresident aliens when leaving the United States (and US Possessions). When aliens depart the US, they need to have a certificate of compliance to document the following things:

  • Report the income (actual and expected) for the tax year and pay the taxes expected as required,
  • That the resident alien’s open taxable period’s US income tax obligations are satisfied, or
  • That there is no taxable income from US sources for the nonresident alien.

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