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Endorser Addendum

A Direct PLUS Loan borrower with an adverse credit history may still receive a Direct PLUS Loan if he/she obtains an endorser who does not have an adverse credit history and the borrower completes PLUS Counseling. The endorser is responsible for repaying the Direct PLUS Loan if the borrower does not.

To complete an Endorser Addendum, you will need:

Approximately 30 minutes to complete
  • Endorser Addendum must be completed in a single session.
Borrower's Last Name and either the Endorser Code OR the Award ID
  • The borrower will provide you with the endorser code or an award identification number
Personal Information
  • Permanent Address
  • Mailing Address (if different from permanent address)
  • Telephone Number
  • Email Address
  • Alien Registration Number (if you are an eligible non-citizen)
Employer Information
  • Employer Name
  • Employer Address
School Name

Reference Information for two people with different U.S. addresses who have known you for at least 3 years. Do not list the Direct PLUS Loan borrower or the dependent undergraduate student as a reference.
  • Name of each reference
  • Address of each reference
  • Email address for each reference
  • Telephone number of each reference

If you have previously completed either a Direct Loan MPN or a Direct PLUS Loan Request, some of this information may be populated for you. You should review all populated information carefully for accuracy.

To obtain an accessible PDF version of the Endorser Addendum for a Federal Direct PLUS Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN), contact the Student Loan Support Center at 1-800-557-7394 between 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.

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