Office of Financial Aid
710 Colegate Drive, Marietta, OH 45750
Phone: 740.568.1908 Fax: 740.376.0257
2020-2021 Documentation of Citizenship or Eligible Non-Citizen Status
Student Name: ___________________________ SSN: ____________________ WSCC ID: _________________
A review by the U.S. Department of Education or your records with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and/or
the Social Security Administration indicates that you must confirm your U.S. citizenship or eligible non-citizen status in
order to qualify for Federal Financial Aid.
Below is a list of acceptable documentation, which you may submit to confirm your U.S. citizenship or eligible non-
citizen status. In addition, some documents are valid through a certain date. If you submit a document, which has an
expiration date, additional documentation may be requested in subsequent years.
A. U.S. Birth Certificate or signed U.S. Passport (If student is a Non-citizen, the U.S. Passport must be stamped
B. Certification/Report of Birth Abroad (Form FS-545, DS-1350, or FS-240), must have embossed seal “United States
of America” and “State Department”
C. Certificate of Citizenship (N-560 or N-561) must have student’s name, certificate number, and the date the
certificate was issued. (Older versions of these documents advise not to photocopy them. However, the DHS
permits photocopying if done for lawful purpose, i.e. applying for financial aid)
D. Certificate of Naturalization (N-550 or N-570) must have student’s name, certificate number, Alien Registration
Number, name of the court (and date) where naturalization occurred. (Older versions of these documents
advise not to photocopy them. However, the DHS permits photocopying if done for lawful purpose, i.e. applying
for financial aid)
E. Permanent Resident Card (Form I-551) NOTE: an application for permanent resident status is not sufficient for
determining eligibility for financial aid. SUBMIT COPIES OF BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF PERMANENT RESIDENT
F. Foreign Passport must be stamped “processed for I-551” with expiration date.
G. Arrival-Departure record (Form I-94) for permanent resident status must be stamped “processed for I-551” with
expiration date or “Temporary Form I-551” with application information filled in. SUBMIT COPIES OF BOTH
FRONT AND BACK OF I-94.
H. Arrival-Departure Record (Form I-94) for eligible non-citizen must be stamped:
b. Victim of Human Trafficking
c. Asylum Status
d. Conditional Entrant (before April 1, 1980)
f. Cuban Haitian Entrant
g. Completed application for Verification of Information from Immigration Naturalization Service Records
NOTE: If you are not classified by DHS into one of the above categories or cannot provide the related documentation, you will not
be eligible for financial aid.
Student Signature: _________________________________________________ Date: ___________________________
Office Use Only Approved Documentation
Signature of Assistant Director/Director: _____________________________________________Date: _______________________