2023-2024 IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter

If you did NOT file a 2021 federal tax return, you must provide an IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter.  The letter is required of each parent listed on the FAFSA of dependent students.  For  independent students (as determined by the FAFSA), only the student must provide this letter.

The Verification of Non-filing Letter can only be obtained directly from the IRS.

To obtain an IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter, use one of the 2 methods described below:

Method 1:  Go to the IRS website (Best option for those who have a personal credit card, car loan or mortgage and mobile phone with their name on the account)

Select ‘Get Transcript ONLINE’ (not available through ‘Get Transcript by MAIL’)

Submit the letter (include student’s name and Student ID, if known) to the Financial Aid Office (see contact information below)


Method 2:  Complete Form 4506-T

IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter mailed to home address and family mails letter to CSB/SJU Financial Aid Office

4506-T form

Complete Lines 1-5, if applicable

Lines 6, 6a-c: leave blank

Line 8: leave blank

Sign, date and provide your phone number on the bottom of the form

Fax or mail to the appropriate location (provided on Page 2 of the 4506-T)

Once received, write the student’s name and student ID (if known) on the letter and send it to the Financial Aid Office

College Of Saint Benedict
Financial Aid Office
37 S. College Avenue
St. Joseph, MN 56374-2099
Saint John’s University
Financial Aid Office
2850 Abbey Plaza
Collegeville, MN 56321
Phone: (320) 363-5388
Fax: (320) 363-6090
email: [email protected]
Phone: (320) 363-3664
Fax: (320) 363-3102
email: [email protected]