First of all – make sure you’ve signed and returned your declaration form. And remember to register – we can’t pay you until you do! Your first payment will be paid to you once you’ve registered with your university or college and they have confirmed your attendance with us. We’ll pay any Tuition Fee Loan direct to your uni or college.

You’ll be sent a Student Finance Entitlement letter which you must take with you when you register at your university or college. You can also print this out by logging on to your account online at

And finally – stay safe online! Phishing is activity designed to trick you into giving out your personal details. You can find out how to stay safe online by visiting Student Finance England’s dedicated student finance zone.

Good luck with your studies!

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