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I am on disabilty & I am trying to get a student loan forgiveness
I am on a fixed income and I am not able to go back to the workforce.

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Contact your loan servicer to get the papers needed.  They must be signed by a physician.  It takes 3 years before the decision is final.

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You must be PERMANENTLY disabled

Just because you are disabled now doesn't mean you will always be disabled.  Student Loans will only be cancelled if a doctor signs legal papers with his/her opinion is that your are disabled and you are probably disabled TOTALLY and PERMANENTLY.  Really depends on your age and your condition.  If you are young and your disability may improve (with treatment or just time)  so you could return to work, a doctor will be less likely sign such papers.  

Also, how long have you been on disability?  Did you just get Social Secuirty Award for Disability?  Too early to think about getting student loans cancelled. Ask for forbearance or deferment for several years.  Then you will have a better chance of getting them cancelled.

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