General Instructions For Completing Verification
2022-23 Verification Process
The U.S. Department of Education randomly selects certain FAFSA Applications for a process called verification. If a student is selected for Verification they should do the following:
- Log into www.fafsa.gov and use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to automatically fill in tax data (or)
- Request a copy of you and/or your parents Tax Return Transcript https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get-transcript
PLEASE DO NOT SEND A TAX RETURN TRANSCRIPT IF WE DO NOT REQUEST IT
If your FAFSA application is selected for verification by the U.S Department of Education, you will receive an email from VGCS@inceptia.org, or postcard from Inceptia, containing Richard Bland College’s unique website link to start the verification process.
We encourage you to begin the verification process within 7 days of receiving notification from Verification Gateway to ensure you receive your financial aid in time for payments. Failure to complete the verification process could result in the delay or denial of your financial aid.
Follow these steps to complete your verification.
- Access our school’s unique website link in the email from VGCS@inceptia.org or listed below.
- Create your account and choose preferences for text messages and e-signatures.
- Complete your Task List.
- Confirm your signature and review your information.
- Sign your account.
*If you are a dependent student, your parent also needs to create their own account and complete each of these steps.
Verification Gateway Links and Deadlines for Richard Bland College
2021-2022 Federal Verification: https://www.verificationgateway.org/rbc2022
Deadline for submitting these documents is August 1, 2022.
2022-2023 Federal Verification: https://www.verificationgateway.org/rbc2023
Deadline for submitting these documents is July 31, 2023.
Questions about the verification process?
Contact Inceptia, Monday through Friday 8 am – 7 pm Central at 888.374.8427 or VGCS@inceptia.org.
Inceptia, a division of National Student Loan Program (NSLP), is a nonprofit organization committed to offering effective and uncomplicated solutions in financial aid management, default prevention, and financial education. Our mission is to support schools as they launch brilliant futures for students, armed with the knowledge to become financially responsible citizens. Learn more at Inceptia.org.
Financial Aid Office
11301 Johnson Road
South Prince George, VA 23805
(804) 862-6260 Telephone
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