#1. Go to the FAFSA website (www.fafsa.ed.gov). If the student has never filed a FAFSA before, click on “Start a New FAFSA”. If the student has filed a previous FAFSA, click on “Login”.
#2. If the student/parent previously filed a FAFSA for the upcoming academic year, they will want to click on “Make FAFSA Corrections”.
If the student/parent have not previously filed a FAFSA for the upcoming academic year, fill out the relevant information. Upon reaching the “Financial Information” tab, please jump to Step #4 on this page.
#3. After the student/parent have entered the student’s password and PIN information, click on the “Financial Information” tab.
#4. The FAFSA will verify if the student is eligible for the IRS Data Transfer process. Please note that in order to use the IRS tool, the tax filing status must be “Already Completed”, or you must change it to “Already Completed”.