Launch of the 2024-25 FAFSA® Form


The redesigned FAFSA® Form offers a new, streamlined user experience for students and their families. The new process expands eligibility requirements for federal student aid adding 610,000 new students from low-income backgrounds who will become eligible to receive Federal Pell Grants.



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Create an Account


Create an Account

Whether you’re a student, parent, or borrower, you’ll need to create your own account to apply for, receive, and manage your federal student aid.


FAFSA Accounts

You must have an account to do the following:


Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA® Form

Complete other online forms required to receive aid


Review the federal student aid you've received



What You'll Need

Your Social Security number

Your own mobile phone number and/or permanent email address


Create Account



Apply for Aid
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Video Tutorials

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form gives you access to the largest source of financial aid—federal student aid. Check out this playlist to find answers to common questions to help you get ready for the 2024–25 FAFSA form. For more answers about the FAFSA process, visit StudentAid.gov.


What is FAFSA?
What’s Changed for the 2024–25 FAFSA® Form?
Who Is a Contributor on the 2024–25 FAFSA® Form?
Why Do My Contributors and I Need Our Own StudentAid.gov Accounts for the 2024–25 FAFSA® Form?
What Does It Mean To Provide Consent and Approval on the 2024–25 FAFSA® Form?