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Payment-Related Forms

Pay back your loan in a way that is most convenient for you.

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Direct Credit Dispute All Loan Types (PDF)
Direct Debit Application All Loan Types (PDF)
Pay As You Earn Repayment Apply Online
Income-Based Repayment Apply Online
Income-Contingent Repayment Apply Online
Income Sensitive Repayment FFELP Loans (PDF)

Deferment Forms

Applying for a deferment to postpone payments is a great short-term solution. However, if you are looking for a permanent option, Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) plans may be just what you're searching for.

IDR plans take your income, loan debt, and family size into consideration when determining your monthly payment. Your payment could even be as low as $0.00 a month! Apply for an IDR plan!

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Unemployment Deferment All Loan Types (PDF)
Economic Hardship Deferment All Loan Types (PDF)
In-School Deferment All Loan Types (PDF)
Education Related Deferment All Loan Types (PDF)
Military Deferment All Loan Types (PDF)
Public Service Deferment All Loan Types (PDF)
Temporary Disability Deferment All Loan Types (PDF)
PLUS Borrower with Dependent Student Deferment All Loan Types (PDF)
Parental Leave / Working Mother Deferment All Loan Types (PDF)

Forbearance Forms

Applying for a forbearance to reduce or postpone payments is a great short-term solution. However, if you are looking for a permanent option, Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) plans may be just what you're searching for.

IDR plans take your income, loan debt, and family size into consideration when determining your monthly payment. Your payment could even be as low as $0.00 a month! Apply for an IDR plan!

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Student Loan Debt Burden Forbearance All Loan Types (PDF)
General Forbearance All Loan Types (PDF)
Mandatory Forbearance
  • Internship / Residency Forbearance
  • National Guard Duty Forbearance
  • Department of Defense Forbearance
All Loan Types (PDF)
Teacher Loan Forgiveness Forbearance All Loan Types (PDF)

Forgiveness and Discharge Forms

Find out if you are eligible to have your loan debt reduced or eliminated.

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Employment Certification for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Direct Loans (PDF)
Teacher Loan Forgiveness Application All Loan Types (PDF)
False Certification Ability to Benefit Discharge Application All Loan Types (PDF)
False Certification Disqualifying Status All Loan Types (PDF)
False Certification Unauth Signature / Unauth Payment Discharge Application All Loan Types (PDF)
Permanent Disability Discharge Application For an application, contact the Nelnet Total and Permanent Disability Servicer at 1-888-303-7818.
School Closure Discharge Application All Loan Types (PDF)
Spouses and Parents of September 11, 2001 Victims All Loan Types (PDF)
Unpaid Refund Discharge Application All Loan Types (PDF)

Account Authorization

Designate a third party who can discuss your loan account on your behalf.

How to Apply