In order to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) you will first need to create your FSA ID. You will use it on federal student aid websites such as and, and on the myStudentAid mobile app. 

The FSA ID is considered your personal "legal signature". It consists of two parts. (1) Username, (2) Password

Before you complete this activity you should select to view either the

1-page pdf  or the 3-minute video below:

MY  FSA ID (Federal Student Aid ID)