Your last name
This is question 1 on the paper FAFSA.
This is your proper name, not a nickname, and it must match exactly
the name on your Social Security card. For assistance with updating the information on a Social Security card,
call the Social Security Administration at
- You can only use letters (A-Z), numbers (0-9), periods (.), apostrophes ('), dashes (-), or blanks (spaces). No other characters are allowed.
- The first character must be a letter, and the second character cannot be a number.
- You can include suffixes (Jr., Sr., III, etc.) in the last name.