Do I Really Need a Driver's License to Complete my FAFSA? | 05.07.09

Posted in FAFSA By Student Loan Network Staff

Questions 11 and 12 on the FAFSA center around your license.

Take a deep breath, a license is not required to complete your FAFSA. Imagine if it was a requirement? That would be almost as arbitrary as requesting ones shoe size. Mine is a 9.5 by the way if anyone would like to send me a pair of Nike cross-trainers! So if you are someone who has a few speeding tickets and failures to stay right, fear not. That will not impact your eligibility.

In place of a drivers license a State ID will do. If you do not have a State ID you may leave those fields blank, although that is not encouraged.

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2 Responses to “Do I Really Need a Driver's License to Complete my FAFSA?”

  1. Stephen says on March 2, 2010 at 7:42 pm:

    Instructions on FAFSA site:
    11-12. Your driver's license number and state. You must provide your driver's license number (if any). If you do not have a driver's license, leave Questions 11 and 12 blank.

    Says "must" provide if you have; not sure why?

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    • SteveP says on February 13, 2012 at 9:52 pm:

      2012 FAFSA says: “Do you have driver’s license information that you want to provide?”

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