Month and Year Your Parents Became Legal Residents
This is question 71 on the paper Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form.
You indicated your parents didn’t become legal residents of the state entered for their state of legal residence before Jan. 1, 2015. You must enter the month and year for the parent who has been a legal resident of the state the longest. If your parents are divorced or separated, use the date for the parent whose financial information you reported on this application.
Enter two numbers for the month and four numbers for the year. If the month is less than 10, enter a zero in front of the number. For example, August 2016 must be entered as 082016.