For borrowers with outstanding loans made prior to July 1, 1993.
To qualify for a Disability Deferment, the borrower must be disabled and unable to work or attend school for at least 60 days. You may also qualify if you have a dependent who requires at least 90 days of continuous care during which you can not work more than 30 hours a week.
Disability Deferment can be granted for up to three years; however, recertification, of the disability is required every six months. If the borrower's disability is determined to be permanent, he or she may qualify to have their loan debt cancelled.
If you believe you are eligible to receive a Disability Deferment, you will need to complete the
Disability Deferment Form. Review the eligibility information included and attach any additional documentation required.