A step-by-step guide to apply for federal student loan forgiveness

10 News is working for you to break down what you need to know about the application process

The federal student loan forgiveness application is live, but many still have questions about who is eligible and where to apply.

The federal student loan forgiveness application is now live, but you might be wondering how you can apply, and if you’re eligible.

10 News is working for you to break down everything you need to know about the application process.

First, you’ll need to go to studentaid.gov online and click on “Start the Application.”

To find out if you’re eligible, you can scroll down to enter your personal information, including your full name, Social Security Number, date of birth, phone number, and email address.

Once you’ve entered your information, make sure everything is correct, then hit “Submit.”

After you click “Submit” you’ll see a green checkmark on your screen, then you should receive a confirmation email.

The website said they will also send periodic updates to your email during the review process.

The Biden administration said it could take up to six weeks to review your application.


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