Did you forget your FSA ID login details? Don’t panic! In this FAFSA Login Issues guide, we will break down complex technical stuff into simple chunks for you to use. This guide will definitely help you get back into your FAFSA account in no time.
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Forgot Your Password?
- Click “Forgot My Password” and enter your username, verified email, or phone number (plus your birthday).
- Choose a recovery method i.e. text, email, app code, or a security question.
- Enter the code or answer your questions correctly.
- Create a new and strong password.
Forgot Your Username?
- You can log in with your verified email or phone number too!
- If you still can’t remember, click “Username” on the login page and answer your security questions.
- Remember, there’s a 30-minute wait after answering questions before you can log in.
FAFSA Account Locked?
- After three wrong login attempts, your FAFSA account gets locked. Don’t worry!
- Use your verified email, phone number, app code, or security questions to unlock it.
- Again, there’s a 30-minute wait after answering questions.
- Follow the steps on the login page to unlock your FAFSA account and create a new password.
- This adds an extra layer of security with a code sent to your email, phone, or app.
- If you lose access to your verification methods, use your backup code.
- You can also generate a new backup code from your account settings.
- Don’t worry! You can still recover your FAFSA account.
- This is a last resort, so try other options first.
- You’ll need to verify your identity with a photo ID and follow the steps to submit a request.
- You’ll receive a link to reset your password and log back in.
Tips to Avoid FAFSA Login Issues
- Having a verified email or phone or setting up an app code can save you the trouble!
- You can use these methods or answer security questions to unlock your FAFSA account, reset your password or find your username.