US Dept of Education has launched applications for student loan forgiveness

Tens millions of Americans can now apply for student loan forgiveness

Students should provide their full name and date of birth, and Social Security number on the application.

Students who borrowed loan could apply for forgiveness in those windows when the portal was open

8 million people have already applied for relief over the weekend

Joe Biden earlier announced that most federal student loan borrowers will be eligible for some forgiveness: up to $10,000

Nearly 40 million American students are in debt for their education, owing a cumulative $1.7 trillion

You will get an email confirmation from the Education Department once you applies for loan forgiveness

Education Department will review the application to confirm eligibility. department may ask you to submit proof of income

You will receive a confirmation email if your request is approved, then you may confirm the same with your servicer