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10 Things You Need to Complete the FAFSA

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Item Dependent Students Parents
List of schools you wish to send FAFSA results to X  
FSA ID username and password X X
Biographical information like Social Security number, drivers license number and birthdate X X
Alien registration number for non-citizens X  
Prior prior year income tax returns, W-2s and other records of money earned (2018 tax information for the 2020–2021 FAFSA) X X
Current bank statements and investment records X X
Prior prior year untaxed income records X X
Prior prior year businesses and farms records X X
Child support received or paid X X
Marriage status and date of separation or divorce X X

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