Foreign Students & Scholars

This training prepares you for the VITA certification for Foreign Students & Scholars tax returns. With this certification, you’ll be able to prepare 1040-NR nonresident tax returns for international students and scholars.


Before you take this training, please first complete the VITA Advanced certification for residents tax returns.

Course Materials

You will use the following IRS publications for this training:

  • Pub 4011, the Foreign Student & Scholar Resource Guide
  • Pub 6744, the test booklet