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List of Needed Information for the FAFSA

One Hour Appointment

Thank you for choosing to work with MassEdCO! You will need to have the following ready and with you:

Dependent Student

If you are single, without children, and under 24 years old (by december 31st of that year):

Required Student Information

  • Social Security Number 
  • Driver’s License Number 
  • FAFSA Username and Password 
  • If you are not a U.S. citizen, your Permanent Resident Card, or I-94 
  • W-2 Form (2019 for Spring 2022 or Summer 2022, 2020 for Fall 2022 or later)
  • Federal Income Tax Return (2019 for Spring 2022 or Summer 2022, 2020 for Fall 2022 or later)

Required* Parent Information

  • Social Security Numbers (both parents) 
  • FAFSA Username and Password
  • Date your parents got married or divorced
  • Parent’s email address 
  • Latest business records (IF APPLICABLE)
  • Latest stocks and bonds records (IF APPLICABLE)
  • W-2 Forms (both parents) (2019 for Spring 2022 or Summer 2022, 2020 for Fall 2022 or later)
  • Federal Income Tax Return (2019 for Spring 2022 or Summer 2022, 2020 for Fall 2022 or later)
  • Balance of parents’ bank accounts

Independent Student

If you are single, with children, and/or over 24 years old (by december 31st of that year):

Required Student Information    

  • Social Security Number 
  • Driver’s License Number 
  • FAFSA Username and Password 
  • If you are not a U.S. citizen, your Permanent Resident Card 
  • W-2 Form (2019 for Spring 2022 or Summer 2022, 2020 for Fall 2022 or later)
  • Federal Income Tax Return (2019 for Spring 2022 or Summer 2022, 2020 for Fall 2022 or later)

If you are married:

Required Student Information

  • Social Security Numbers for you and your spouse 
  • Driver’s License Number 
  • FAFSA Username and Password 
  • If you are not a U.S. citizen, your Permanent Resident Card 
  • W-2 Form (both you and your spouse) (2019 for Spring 2022 or Summer 2022, 2020 for Fall 2022 or later)
  • Federal Income Tax Return (both you and your spouse) (2019 for Spring 2022 or Summer 2022, 2020 for Fall 2022 or later)