What is a default clearance letter and how do I get one?

A default clearance letter is an official letter from your lender verifying that you are not in default with your student loan(s). This letter verifies that you are indeed not in default with your lender and you may receive additional Title IV federal aid.

In order to obtain this, you much contact your lender of the loan(s) and request for a Default Clearance Letter be sent to you. If you are unsure of who your lender is, please go to www.nslds.ed.gov to verify this information. If you cannot get this letter, you may contact the U.S. Department of Education at 1-800-433-3243 for additional assistance.

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  • Topic #: 8243-73
  • Date Created: 10/2/2012
  • Last Modified Since: 9/15/2014
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