Quick Steps

Quick Steps - Verification Process

Once the FAFSA has been submitted, a student may be selected for verification.  The process is as follows: 

Dependent Student...

First...

a. a. Submit copies of your and your parent's IRS Tax Transcript.
b.  b. To request the IRS Tax Transcript, call 1-800-829-1040 or request by mail at www.irs.gov

Submit to FA Center...

c.  Verification documents
d.  Copy of your prior year IRS Tax Transcript:
 i. 2013-2014 school year – 2013 IRS Tax Transcript
e.  Copy of your parent's prior year signed Federal tax returns:
 i. 2013-2014 school year – 2012 returns
f.  Untaxed income documents (i.e. Social Security Statements, etc.)

Verification is processed...

g.  Allow 2-3 weeks for processing.
h.  Check status.

For corrections after verification...

i.  If corrections are required after verification review, go to FA office.
j.  FA office will re-submit for corrections for you.



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Independent Student...

First...

a. Submit copies of your IRS Tax Transcript.
b. If you are married, submit copies of your and your spouse's IRS Tax Transcript.
c.  c. To request the IRS Tax Transcript, call 1-800-829-1040 or request by mail at www.irs.gov.

Submit to FA Center...

d.  Verification documents
e.  Copy of your prior year IRS Tax Transcript:
 i. 2013-2014 school year – 2013 IRS Tax Transcript
f.  If married, Copy of your spouse's prior year IRS Tax Transcript:
 i. 2013-2014 school year – 2013 IRS Tax Transcript
g.  Untaxed income documents (i.e. Social Security Statements, etc.)

Verification is processed...

h.  Allow 2-3 weeks for processing.
i.  Check status.

For corrections after verification...

j.  If corrections are required after verification review, go to FA office.
k.  FA office will re-submit for corrections for you.