The FSA ID: What you need to know
What is the FSA ID?
The FSA ID is a username and password that you will use to log into certain U.S. Department of Education websites, and electronically sign the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA)
Who should create a FSA ID?
Students interested in receiving federal student aid should create a FASFA ID. You AND any parent electronically signing the FASFA will need their own separate FSA ID
When should I create a FSA ID?
Create a FSA ID as soon as possible. Due to processing time, we recommend you apply at least 3 days BEFORE filing the FASFA or attending a FASFA completion event.
Do I need an email account to create a FSA ID?
Yes. Anyone creating a FSA ID will need their own separate account
Click here to read how to apply