Loan Discharge and Forgiveness

Loan discharge - or forgiveness - is the release of a borrower from all or part of federal student loan repayment obligations. There are a number of reasons for which a loan may be discharged, and to be granted forgiveness of your loan, you must complete and submit the appropriate form or other required documentation.

If you think you are eligible for loan discharge or forgiveness:

If you are unable to obtain a discharge application from your loan holder, you may download the appropriate form from National Council of Higher Education Loan Programs (NCHELP).