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How do I get an FSA ID for my child?
If your child is a dependent student who completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, you鈥檒l need to create your own FSA ID at the FSA ID website. Having an FSA ID helps you and your child submit the FAFSA promptly so you hear back about your federal student aid faster. Here鈥檚 everything you need to know about making a parent FSA ID.
What is an FSA ID?
An FSA ID consists of a username and password that let you access U.S. Department of Education websites. As a parent, you can use your ID to provide your FAFSA parent signature, sign federal student aid contracts electronically for your child, view a copy of the Student Aid Report, and retrieve your IRS tax information.
How do I sign up for FAFSA as a parent?
Every Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) needs to be signed with both a student and parent (for dependent students) FSA ID. This ID is a safe and secure way to sign the financial aid application. Here鈥檚 how to make a parent FSA ID. Go to the FSA ID website.
Do I need an FSA ID to sign the FAFSA?
Any parent, who wants to electronically sign the FAFSA, will need his or her own FSA ID. To avoid problems with your financial aid down the road, you (and your parent, if that applies) should create your own FSA ID.