DRS Notice 23-013, Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Eligibility Letters
Notice No: 23-013
Date: September 28, 2023
Applies to: Local Government and School District Employers
Subject: DRS Notice 23-013, Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Eligibility Letters
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program is available for your employees. With PSLF, your employees can have their federal student loan debts forgiven after making payments for 10 years while working for you or another qualifying public sector employer.
The Office of Financial Management has provided the letter templates below for your use. They reflect the newest federal rule changes effective July 1, 2023, and come with a short description of the certification process and how to fill out the PSLF form.
- PSLF Notice for New Employees Share with employees when hiring and onboarding. (web or print version)
- PSLF Annual Notice Use annually and any time the PSLF regulations change. (web or print version)
- PSLF Notice for Separated Employees Share during an employee’s separation from employment (web or print version)
While the Department of Retirement Systems is not involved in the PSLF program and cannot assist you, we do have a podcast on the website about student loan forgiveness you can share with your employees.
If you have any questions about the process for employers, please send them to PSLF@ofm.wa.gov.