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Which Vanguard mutual funds are eligible to convert to ETFs?

Many Vanguard index funds are eligible to convert to ETFs as Vanguard has a unique share class structure that allows this process to occur without taxes if it is completed while you hold the securities at Vanguard.

For a list of the mutual funds that may be convertible to ETFs please see the list below. 

Please note that there may be blackout periods for certain funds or other circumstances that may prevent the conversion.  Contact Vanguard for additional information and to initiate the conversion process.

Mutual Fund Name Investor Shares Admiral Shares ETF
Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund VBMFX VBTLX BND
Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund VBISX VBIRX BSV
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond Index Fund VBIIX VBILX BIV
Vanguard Long-Term Bond Index Fund VBLTX   BLV
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Government Bond Index Fund   VSIGX VGIT
Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond Fund   VLGSX VGLT
Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Fund   VMBSX VMBS
Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond Index Fund   VSBSX VGSH
Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Fund VTIPX VTAPX VTIP
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond Fund   VICSX VCIT
Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond Fund   VLTCX VCLT
Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Fund   VSCSX VCSH
Vanguard Tax-Exempt Bond Index Fund VTEBX VTEAX VTEB
Vanguard Dividend Appreciation Index Fund VDAIX VDADX VIG
Vanguard Growth Index Fund VIGRX VIGAX VUG
Vanguard High Dividend Yield Index Fund VHDYX   VYM
Vanguard Large-Cap VLACX VLCAX VV
Vanguard S&P 500 VFINX VFIAX VOO
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund VTSMX VTSAX VTI
Vanguard Value VIVAX VVIAX VTV
Vanguard Extended Market Index Fund VEXMX VEXAX VXF
Vanguard Mid-Cap Index Fund VIMSX VIMAX VO
Vanguard Mid-Cap Value Index Fund VMVIX VMVAX VOE
Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth Index Fund VMGIX VMGMX VOT
Vanguard Small-Cap Index Fund NAESX VSMAX VB
Vanguard Small-Cap Growth Index Fund VSGAX VSGAX VBK
Vanguard Small-Cap Value Index Fund VISVX VSIAX VBR
Vanguard Energy Index Fund   VENAX VDE
Vanguard Materials Index Fund   VMIAX VAW
Vanguard Industrials Index Fund   VINAX VIS
Vanguard Consumer Discretionary Index Fund   VCDAX VCR
Vanguard Consumer Stapes Index Fund   VCSAX VDC
Vanguard Health Care Index Fund   VHCIX VHT
Vanguard Financials Index Fund   VFAIX VFH
Vanguard Information Technology Index Fund   VITAX VGT
Vanguard Telecommunication Services Index Fund   VTCAX VOX
Vanguard Utilities Index Fund   VUIAX VPU
Vanguard REIT Index Fund VGSIX VGSLX VNQ
Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund VEIEX VEMAX VWO
Vanguard European Stock Index Fund VEURX VEUSX VGK
Vanguard Pacific Stock Index Fund VPACX VPADX VPL
Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small-Cap Index Fund VFSVX   VSS
Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund VTWSX   VT
Vanguard Total International Stock index Fund VGTSX VTIAX VXUS
Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond VGOVX VGAVX VWOB
Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Fund VFWIX VFWAX VEU
Vanguard Developed Markets Index Fund VTMGX   VEA
Vanguard International Dividend Appreciation Index Fund VIAIX VIAAX VIGI
Vanguard International High Dividend Yield Index Fund VIHIX VIHAX VYMI
Vanguard Total International Bond Index Fund VTIBX VTABX BNDX
Global Ex-US Real Estate Index Fund VGXRX VGRLX VNQI

 

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