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How to Register for Tax-Exempt Status

  • If you have already created an account, skip Step 1.
  • Step 1: Create a “Business” or “Reseller” account on the Western Digital Store ( and provide your “Business Name” during registration.
  • Step 2: With the email address used during registration, send your request to and please provide the following:
    • Subject Line: Tax-Exempt "Business Name".
    • Attach a .pdf version of your tax-exempt or resale certificate. For customers with shipments to multiple states, documents will be required for each state shipped to.
    • Please make sure all required fields, dates, and signatures are completed in any documents you submit to us. Any missing information will result in processing delays. Commonly missed below:
      • Seller/Vendor Name: Western Digital Technologies, Inc
      • Address: 3355 Michelson Drive Suite 100, Irvine, CA 92612
      • Engaged in Type of Business
      • Signature and Date Signed
  • Step 3: Please allow 5-7 business days for verification.
  • Step 4: Once verified, you will receive an email from us informing you of tax-exemption approval.
  • Step 5: Log into your account prior to making purchases to ensure your tax-exemption is triggered at checkout.