Check My FAFSA Status

Q: How do I check the status of my FAFSA?

A: You should wait three days after submitting your application before checking the status. Then visit the FAFSA website and follow these easy steps:

1. Visit www.fafsa.ed.gov

2. Select the Check Status of a Submitted FAFSA link or Print Signature Page link under the FAFSA Follow-Up section of the home page.

3. Enter your Social Security Number, your first and last name, your date of birth, and the year of the FAFSA you completed.

4. Select Submit.

5. Read all of the notes on the screen as the instructions vary according to your application status.