Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 4925 For more information, visit 3.  Enter your financial information. The IRS Data Retrieval Tool can transfer your tax data to your application automatically. You should use income records for the tax year prior to the academic year you’re applying for. 4.  Choose up to 10 schools. Be sure to include any school you are planning to attend, whether you’ve applied or have been accepted yet. You will get an estimate of your financial aid eligibility. 5.  Think you’re finished? Double check. You can check the status immediately after submitting your FAFSA online. You’ll receive a Student Aid Report (SAR) within three days to three weeks from the schools that received your information, so check it to make sure there are no mistakes. If there are, follow the directions provided to correct and resubmit as soon as possible. Creating an FSA ID • Go to and click the link to create an FSA ID. • Create a username and password, and enter your email address. • Enter your name, date of birth, Social Security number, contact information and challenge questions and answers. • Review your information and read and accept the terms and conditions. • Confirm your email address using the secure code, which will be sent to the email address you entered when you created your FSA ID. Once you verify your email address, you can use it instead of your username to log in to complete your FAFSA. You can use your FSA ID to sign a FAFSA right away. Once the Social Security Administration verifies your information in one to three days, or if you have linked your PIN to your FSA ID, you will be able to use your FSA ID to access your applica- tion. For additional help, visit