Commonly used forms in one convenient location. Federal student loans provide options to temporarily postpone or lower your student loan payments under certain circumstances. Please read the forms carefully for eligibility requirements or contact Sallie Mae for assistance.

TIP! Did you know borrowers can complete many of these forms online? Simply sign in to your account at SallieMae.com - it's a fast, secure, and easy way to manage your student loans.

Return completed forms to:
Sallie Mae-Department of Education Loan Services
P.O. Box 9635
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18773-9635
Phone: (800) 722-1300
Fax: (866) 266-0178

COMMONLY USED FORMS FOR BORROWERS
REPAYMENT FORMS
Automatic Debit Authorization Form Sign up for the easy and convenient automatic debit to ensure your payments are made on time. Simply complete the authorization form and return to Sallie Mae.
Income-Driven Repayment Plan Request (IBR/PAYE/ICR)
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Tip: Easy, fast, and secure online application process is available at www.StudentLoans.gov

Paper forms for borrowers to:

  • Request an available repayment plan based on your income,
  • Provide the required information for the annual reevaluation of your payment amount under one of these plans, or
  • Request that your loan holder recalculate your monthly payment amount.

Solicitud de Planes de Pago Definido por los Ingresos

DEFERMENT FORMS
Education Related Deferment
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For borrowers engaged in a graduate fellowship program, rehabilitation training, internship or residency, or teaching in a teacher shortage area.

Solicitud de Aplazamiento de Pago por Estudios o Docencia

Economic Hardship Deferment
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For borrowers who are experiencing financial hardship.

Solicitud de Aplazamiento de Pago por Dificultades Económicas

In-School Deferment
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For students who are enrolled at an eligible school at least half time.

Solicitud de Aplazamiento de Pago en la Institución Educativa

Military Service Deferment/Post-Active Duty Student Deferment For borrowers while actively serving in the military.
Parent PLUS Borrower Deferment
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For parent borrowers to defer repayment while the student is enrolled in school at least half time.

Solicitud de Aplazamiento de Pago para Padres Prestatarios de un Préstamo PLUS

Unemployment Deferment
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For borrowers who are eligible for unemployment benefits or who meet other conditions relating to hours worked.

Solicitud de Aplazamiento de Pago por Desempleo

FORBEARANCE FORMS
General Forbearance Request
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For borrowers who do not qualify for deferment but need temporary payment relief.

Solicitud General de Suspensión Temporal de Cobro

Mandatory Forbearance Request
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For borrowers who want to apply for forbearance while in:

  • Medical or Dental Internship / Residency
  • National Guard Duty
  • Department of Defense loan repayment program

Solicitud de Suspensión Temporal de Cobro Obligatoria

Student Loan Debt Burden Mandatory Forbearance Request
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Student Loan Debt Burden forbearance

Solicitud de Suspensión Temporal de Cobro Obligatoria Carga de la Deuda de Préstamos para Estudiantes

DEFERMENT FORMS
(For Pre-1993 borrowers. See Section 7: Eligibility Requirements)
Parental Leave/Working Mother Deferment
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For Pre-1993 borrowers. Please carefully review eligibility requirements in section 7 of the form.

For borrowers while on parental leave or as a working mother.

Solicitud de Aplazamiento de Pago por Permiso por Maternidad o Paternidad / Ser Madre que Trabaja

Public Service Deferment
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For Pre-1993 borrowers. Please carefully review eligibility requirements in section 7 of the form.

For borrowers while working full-time to provide public service.

Solicitud de Aplazamiento de Pago por Servicio Público

Temporary Total Disability Deferment
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For Pre-1993 borrowers. Please carefully review eligibility requirements in section 7 of the form.

For borrowers experiencing a temporary total disability.

Solicitud de Aplazamiento de Pago por Incapacidad Total Temporal