Investing in Mutual Funds:

Useful documents

If you don't currently own any funds with Vanguard or if you are buying into a fund for the first time.

Step 1

Complete the subscription agreement form:

Please complete all sections of the Subscription Agreement form and include your contact information.

Step 2

Fax the completed subscription agreement form:

Fax the completed form and additional required documents to the Administrator at +353 1 2417146.

Subscriptions will not be permitted on your account until the Brown Brothers Harriman Fund Administration, receives all required documentation (see Step 4) by fax and sends you an account notification e-mail containing your Vanguard account number.

Step 3

Post the completed subscription agreement form:

Immediately after receiving your account notification e-mail, you must send the original subscription agreement and all required documentation by post to:

Vanguard Investment Series plc
c/o Brown Brothers Harriman Fund Administration
Attn: Transfer Agency
Brown Brothers Harriman Fund Administration
Services (Ireland) Limited
30 Herbert Street
Dublin 2
D02 W329
Ireland

Step 4

Subscribe for shares:

After you have received your account number, you may subscribe for shares. To do so, complete the purchase request form and send it to Brown Brothers Harriman Fund Administration via post or fax.

No redemption will be permitted until Brown Brothers Harriman Fund Administration receives the original subscription agreement and all relevant anti-money laundering documentation.

If you already have an account set up with us and would like to make an additional purchase, please follow the instructions below.

Step 1

Please complete the Purchase form.

Step 2

Fax the completed form to:

Vanguard Investment Series plc
Attn: Shareholder Services

Fax: +353 1 2417146

before the daily dealing deadline.

See below for trade timings and wire instructions.

If you'd like to make an exchange, please follow the instructions below.

Step 1

Complete the exchange form

Step 2

Fax the completed form to:

Vanguard Investment Series plc
Attn: Shareholder Services

Fax: +353 1 2417146

before the daily dealing deadline.

See below for trade timings and wire instructions.

If you want to redeem shares.

Step 1

Complete redemption request form:

If you would like to make a redemption, please complete the redemption request form.

Step 2

Fax the completed form to:

Vanguard Investment Series plc
Attn: Shareholder Services

Fax: +353 1 2417146

before the daily dealing deadline.

See below for trade timings and wire instructions.

Trade instructions can be placed via fax, post or electronically through EMX.

Fax: +353 1 2417146
EMX Provider ID: VANGI

Transaction processing timeline

Trade date
T
Settlement date
T+2

The Administrator must receive the trade instruction before the trading cutoff time per the prospectus of the fund.

The Administrator must receive electronic payment to settle the purchases by T+2. Redemptions will also be settled via electronic payment.

The payment cutoff time is: 15:30 GMT on value date.

Vanguard Investment Series plc: T-1 Funds*

Trade date
T
Settlement date
T+2

The Administrator must receive the trade instruction before the trading cutoff time per the prospectus of the fund.

The Administrator must receive electronic payment to settle the purchases by T+2. Redemptions will also be settled via electronic payment.

The payment cutoff time is: 15:30 GMT on value date.

*Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund, Vanguard Global Small Cap Index Fund, Vanguard Japan Stock Index Fund, Vanguard Pacific Ex-Japan Stock Index Fund, Vanguard SRI Global Stock Index Fund and Vanguard Japan Government Bond Index Fund.

Send your payments to the appropriate bank listed below for the currencies in which you are subscribing:

 

USD payments

Name of bank: Citibank N.A., New York

Swift: CITIUS33

ABA: 021000089

Account name: Brown Brothers Harriman & Co (BBHCUS33)

Account number: 09250276

Beneficiary A/C Name: Vanguard Investment Series PLC Shareholder Account

Beneficiary A/C No: 6053235

 

EUR payments

Name of Bank: HSBC Continental Europe

Swift: CCFRFRPP

Account Name: Brown Brothers Harriman & Co (BBHCUS33)

Account Number: 00100005122

IBAN: FR7630056000100010000512237

Beneficiary A/C Name: Vanguard Investment Series PLC Shareholder

Account Beneficiary A/C No: 6053235

 

GBP payments

Name of bank: Barclays Bank plc

Swift: BARCGB22

Sort code: 20-32-53

Account name: Brown Brothers Harriman & Co (BBHCUS33)

Account number: 53623157

Beneficiary A/C Name: Vanguard Investment Series PLC Shareholder Account

Beneficiary A/C No: 6053235

 

CHF payments

Name of bank: Bank of Credit Suisse, Zurich

Swift: CRESCHZZ80A

Account name: Brown Brothers Harriman & Co (BBHCUS33)

IBAN: CH58 0483 5098 3890 1300 0

Beneficiary A/C Name: Vanguard Investment Series PLC Shareholder Account

Beneficiary A/C No: 6053235

 

JPY payments

Name of bank: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd, Tokyo

Swift: BOTKJPJT

Account name: Brown Brothers Harriman & Co (BBHCUS33)

Account Number: 6530415103

Beneficiary A/C Name: Vanguard Investment Series PLC Shareholder Account

Beneficiary A/C No: 6053235