Retrieving Your Federal Student Loan PIN
September 25, 2013

If you need to retrieve your federal student loan information, you will need to enter your federal PIN.  

Your PIN was either given to you or chosen by you at the time you applied for loans through the federal government. It is a 4-digit number.  

Follow these steps to retrieve your federal PIN.

Step 1

Go to this website and enter your:

  1. Social security number
  2. First two letters of your last name
  3. Your date of birth 

Step 2

On the next page, enter the answer to your challenge question. 

Step 3 

On the next page, choose whether you want to see your PIN or receive it in your email.

Step 4

Depending on which option you chose, you’ll either see your PIN on the next page or it will be emailed to you.