Your date of birth
This is question 9 on the paper FAFSA.
This question cannot be left blank.
You must provide your date of birth.
Enter your date of birth in "mmddyyyy" format.
For example, if your birthday is May 3, 1980, enter 05031980.
Your Social Security Number (SSN), name, and birth date must match the information on file with the Social Security Administration.