Personal Investing

Cisco Systems, Inc. is dedicated to serving its shareholders. On this page, you can learn about the Computershare Investment Plan, a Direct Stock Purchase and Dividend Reinvestment Plan for Cisco Systems, Inc. Common Stock, as well as other Cisco Systems, Inc. investment options.

Direct Stock Purchase and Dividend Reinvestment Plan

Cisco's transfer agent, Computershare, sponsors and administers the Computershare Investment Plan for Cisco Systems, Inc. Common Stock. This plan offers direct stock purchase and dividend reinvestment options and is available to current Cisco Systems, Inc. stockholders as well as new investors. For more information, you may contact Computershare, the plan administrator.

By Mail: Computershare Investor Services
P.O. Box 43006
Providence, RI 02940-3006
By Phone: 1-800-446-2617 (U.S. or Canada)
1-781-575-2723 (outside the U.S. or Canada)
By Internet: Computershare

Other Investment Options

You can invest in the common stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. through many financial institutions such as full-service brokers, discount brokers and online brokers. Minimums, fees and other terms may vary. Consult your local listings or financial advisor for more information.

This communication does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security.

Transfer Agent

A transfer agent manages registered accounts, those who hold a stock certificate, and directly held accounts. Transfer agents can aid in finding accounts information and most stock transactions for the types of accounts referenced. Computershare is Cisco’s transfer agent:

Computershare Investor Services

P.O. Box 43006
Providence, RI 02940-3006
Toll Free: 1-800-254-5194
International: 1-781-575-3120
Fax: 1-781-575-3605

Electronic Enrollment

Register Here for Online Delivery of Shareholder Materials

We are pleased to offer to our shareholders the benefits and convenience of electronic delivery, including:
  • Online delivery of the Proxy Statement, Annual Report, and related materials
  • Reduction of the amount of mail shareholders received
  • Reduction of the Company's printing and mailing costs associated with more traditional delivery methods
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You are a Beneficial Shareholder if you hold your Cisco Systems shares in a brokerage account.


You are a Registered Shareholder if you have your Cisco Systems stock certificate in your possession.

Foreign Investors: If you do not have a US/Canadian Social Security Number or Tax ID associated with your account, click here.