Need Help?

Need Help?

Instructions are provided for each Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) question by selecting the “Tool Tips” question icon next to the field. When additional instructions are available, “Tool Tips” will include a “More” hyperlink. 

Some terms might appear as a blue hyperlink. You can select these terms for more information. 

If you can’t access the “Tool Tips,” use the search function in the upper, right-hand corner of the page to find specific information for each question.  

If you review the help provided and still have questions about the FAFSA form, you can view additional help options by selecting “Help” at the top of any page. 

The following help topics relate to questions that might be asked on the “Signature Status” page. Not all questions display for all students. 

Are you a preparer? 

Preparer’s Social Security Number 

Preparer’s Employer Identification Number 

How do you (the student) want to provide your signature? 

What is your (the student’s) FSA ID username, email address, or mobile number? 

 What is your (the student’s) FSA ID password? 

How do you (the parent) want to provide your signature? 

Which parent is providing their signature? 

What is your (the parent’s) FSA ID username, email address, or mobile number? 

What is your (the parent’s) FSA ID password? 

Certification Statement 

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