(General) Subject: Renewal of Private Education Loan Applicant Self-Certification form for use by institutions and private educational loan lenders

Posted Date:July 27, 2016

Author: Jeff Baker, Director, Policy Liaison and Implementation, Federal Student Aid

Subject: Renewal of Private Education Loan Applicant Self-Certification form for use by institutions and private educational loan lenders

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved the attached Private Education Loan Applicant Self-Certification form (Self-Certification form) under OMB Control Number 1845-0101 with no changes from the earlier version of the form. The expiration date of the form is 7/31/2019 and replaces the previous version with an expiration date of 5/31/2016.

Institutions and private educational lenders may begin utilizing the attached OMB approved Self-Certification form immediately. The previous versions of the Self-Certification form with the expiration date of 5/31/2016 may continue to be distributed until August 31, 2016 and may be accepted until October 31, 2016.

For further information about use and printing of the form, please review Dear Colleague Letter GEN-13-15 dated June 12, 2013 on Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP).

If you have questions regarding the Self-Certification form or the instructions on the Dear Colleague Letter, please contact Gail McLarnon by phone at (202) 453-6624 or by email at gail.mclarnon@ed.gov .