Checking the status of your student finance application - GOV.UK

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If you’ve recently applied for student finance, you’ll want to check the progress or status of your application to make sure your money is ready for starting your course.
There’s no need to call us if you only want to check your application status, instead you can sign in to your online account to check the progress of your application.
This chart shows which status will likely show on your account as your application progresses.
Your status will show as: Application submitted.
It usually takes us 6 to 8 weeks to process an application, there’s no need to call us for an update while we do this.
While you’re waiting for an update you should check your ‘to-do list’ in your online account in case we need more information or evidence from you. If you do not complete the actions on your ‘to-do list’, your application will not be able to progress.
Your status may show as: Verifying payment details.
This means we’re checking some details you gave us in your application to make sure we’ll be able to make payments to when your course starts. These checks usually take around 2 weeks. If we need more information from you, we’ll get in touch to ask for it.
Once we’ve processed your application and we have all the information we need to approve it, your application status will show as: Payments scheduled.
This means there’s nothing else you need to do and we’ll be ready to make payments to you when your course starts. You can check your bank details are up to date by signing in to your online account.
If you’ve checked your application status and it’s not showing any of the statuses shown above, we may be checking some other details you’ve given.
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