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Eligibility Criteria

Student Loan Refinancing Eligibility

Before you apply for SoFi Student Loan Refinancing to refinance your student or Parent PLUS loans, we’d like you to be aware of the eligibility criteria. In addition to the information noted below, you must also meet our underwriting criteria to obtain a loan from SoFi.

  • You are at least the age of majority in your state and able to enter into a binding contract.
  • You are a US citizen, permanent resident or visa holder (E-2, E-3, H-1B, J-1, L-1, or O-1) 18 years or older.
  • If you are a permanent resident, you must be able to show an image or scan of your permanent residency card (Green Card), and your Green Card must have a total validity (from issuance to expiry) of more than 2 years. If you are a visa holder, you must be able to show an image or scan of your valid visa and proof of an approved application for a Green Card, including either an I-140 approval notice (Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker), or receipt or approval of an I-485 (Application to Register Permanent Residence).
  • If you are a non-permanent resident alien (or DACA recipient) who does not have a valid J-1, H-1B, E-2, E-3, L-1, or O-1, you will need to apply with a creditworthy cosigner who is a US Citizen or permanent resident by calling 877-936-2269.
  • You reside in a state where SoFi Lending Corporation is authorized to lend.
  • You must be employed, have sufficient income from other sources, or have an offer of employment to start within the next 90 days.
  • You have graduated with an associates’ degree or higher from a Title IV school.
  • You are looking to refinance educational debt. Bar loans and residency loans are not eligible for refinancing at this time.
  • In order to refinance Student Loans, the school they originated from must have been an eligible, accredited Title IV school at the time of matriculation.

    Loan eligibility depends on a number of additional factors, including your financial history, credit score, and monthly income vs. expenses.

    State Eligibility:

    We offer refinance loans in 50 states plus the District of Columbia.

    Minimum loan amount:

    $5,000 (may be higher in specific states due to legal requirements)

    Eligibility criteria current as of 1/15/19

    Medical Resident Student Loan Refinancing Eligibility

    Am I eligible for a SoFi Medical Resident Refinance loan?

  • You are a medical/dental resident or fellow with up to four years left in your approved program.
  • You are at least the age of majority in your state and able to enter into a binding contract.
  • You are a US citizen or permanent resident. If you are a permanent resident, you have more than 2 years until your status expires, or you have filed an extension.
  • You have over $10k in private or federal student loan debt. The minimum amount may be higher in certain states due to legal requirements.
  • You have graduated with an MD, DO, DMD, or DDS from a selection of Title IV accredited university or graduate programs in the U.S.
  • Dental residents only: You must provide documentation that proves you are not taking on additional tuition liabilities. Proof may be provided in the form of full scholarships or receipt of direct payment from the official bursar for all remaining terms.
  • You meet SoFi’s underwriting criteria. Loan eligibility depends on a number of additional factors, including your financial history, credit score, and monthly income vs. expenses.
  • State Eligibility:

    We offer medical resident refinance loans in 48 states. Residents of Mississippi and Montana are not eligible for a medical resident refinance loan at this time. Pennsylvania minimum loan amount $25,001. Connecticut and Kentucky minimum loan amount of $15,001.

    Minimum loan amount:

    $10,001 (may be higher in specific states due to legal requirements)

    Eligibility criteria current as of 1/15/19

    Undergraduate Student Loans Eligibility

    Before you apply for a SoFi Undergraduate Loan, we’d like you to be aware of the eligibility criteria. In addition to the information noted below, you must also meet our underwriting criteria to obtain a loan from SoFi.

    Borrowers:

  • Borrowers must be the age of majority in their state of residence, otherwise an age of majority cosigner is required.
  • Borrowers must be US citizens. If you are a Green Card holder (permanent resident), you can call (877) 936-2269 to apply. If you are a non-permanent resident alien (or DACA recipient), you can apply with a cosigner who is a creditworthy U.S. citizen or permanent resident by calling (877) 936-2269.
  • Borrowers must reside in a state where SoFi Lending Corporation is authorized to lend.
  • Borrowers must be employed or have sufficient income from other sources (either borrower or cosigner).
  • Borrowers must use the loan for Qualified Higher Education Expenses at an Eligible Institution.
  • Borrowers must be enrolled at least half-time in a degree granting program at an Eligible Institution.
  • Borrowers must be making Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), which is certified by the school the borrower is attending.
  • Cosigners:

  • Cosigners must be the age of majority in their state of residence.
  • Cosigners must be US citizens or permanent residents.
  • Loan eligibility depends on a number of additional factors, including your financial history, credit score, and monthly income vs. expenses.

    State Eligibility:

    We offer Undergraduate Student loans in 50 states plus the District of Columbia.

    Minimum loan amount:

    $5,000 (may be higher in specific states due to legal requirements)

    Eligibility criteria current as of 4/4/19

    Graduate Student Loans Eligibility

    Before you apply for a SoFi Graduate Student Loan, we’d like you to be aware of the eligibility criteria. In addition to the information noted below, you must also meet our underwriting criteria to obtain a loan from SoFi.

    Borrowers:

  • Borrowers must be the age of majority in their state of residence, otherwise an age of majority cosigner is required.
  • Borrowers must be US citizens. If you are a Green Card holder (permanent resident), you can call (877) 936-2269 to apply. If you are a non-permanent resident alien (or DACA recipient), you can apply with a cosigner who is a creditworthy U.S. citizen or permanent resident by calling (877) 936-2269
  • Either the borrower, or the cosigner, must be employed or have sufficient income from other sources.
  • Borrowers must use the loan for Qualified Higher Education Expenses at an Eligible Institution.
  • Borrowers must be enrolled at least half-time in a degree granting program at an Eligible Institution.
  • Borrowers must be making Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), which is certified by the school the borrower is attending.
  • Cosigners:

  • Cosigners must be the age of majority in their state of residence.
  • Cosigners must be US citizens or permanent residents.
  • Loan eligibility depends on a number of additional factors, including your financial history, credit score, and monthly income vs. expenses.

    State Eligibility:

    We offer Graduate Student loans in 50 states plus the District of Columbia.

    Minimum loan amount:

    $5,000 (may be higher in specific states due to legal requirements)

    Eligibility criteria current as of 6/1/19

    Parent Student Loans Eligibility

    Before you apply for a SoFi Parent Student Loan, we’d like you to be aware of the eligibility criteria. In addition to the information noted below, you must also meet our underwriting criteria to obtain a loan from SoFi.

    Borrowers:

  • Borrowers must be the age of majority in their state of residence.
  • Borrowers must be US citizens. If you are a Green Card holder (permanent resident), you can call (877) 936-2269 to apply.
  • Borrower must be employed or have sufficient income from other sources.
  • Borrowers must use the loan for Qualified Higher Education Expenses at an Eligible Institution.
  • Borrowers are not required to be the legal guardian of the student to apply for the Parent Student Loan.
  • Students:

  • Students must be enrolled at least half-time in a degree granting program at an Eligible Institution.
  • Students must be making Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), which is certified by the school the student is attending.
  • Loan eligibility depends on a number of additional factors, including your financial history, credit score, and monthly income vs. expenses.

    State Eligibility:

    We offer Parent Student loans in 50 states plus the District of Columbia.

    Minimum loan amount:

    $5,000 (may be higher in specific states due to legal requirements)

    Eligibility criteria current as of 7/1/19

    Personal Loan Eligibility

    Before you apply for a SoFi Personal Loan, we’d like you to be aware of the eligibility criteria. In addition to the information noted below, you must also meet our underwriting criteria to obtain a loan from SoFi.

  • You are at least the age of majority in your state and able to enter into a binding contract.
  • You are a US citizen, permanent resident or visa holder (E-2, E-3, H-1B, J-1, L-1, or O-1).
  • If you are a permanent resident, you must be able to show an image or scan of your permanent residency card (Green Card), and your Green Card must have a total validity (from issuance to expiry) of more than 2 years. If you are a visa holder, you must be able to show an image or scan of your valid visa and proof of an approved application for a Green Card, including either an I-140 approval notice (Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker), or receipt or approval of an I-485 (Application for application to register permanent Residence).
  • If you are a non-permanent resident alien (or DACA recipient) who does not have a valid J-1, H-1B, E-2, E-3, L-1, or O-1, you will need to apply with a creditworthy coborrower who is a US Citizen or permanent resident by calling 877-936-2269.
  • You reside in a state where SoFi Lending Corporation is authorized to lend.
  • You are at least the age of majority in your state.
  • You must be employed, have sufficient income from other sources, or have an offer of employment to start within the next 90 days.
  • Loan eligibility depends on a number of additional factors, including your financial history, credit score, and monthly income vs. expenses.

    For applicants with one or more existing SoFi personal loans, the applicant must have made at least three payments, as well as the most recent three payments on-time (not late), on each loan in order to be considered eligible for an additional personal loan. Note that Michigan residents can only have one SoFi Personal Loan at any given time.

    State Eligibility:

    SoFi Personal Loans are not available to residents of MS. Minimum loan requirements might be higher than $5,000 in specific states due to legal requirements. Fixed and variable-rate caps may be lower in some states due to legal requirements and may impact your eligibility to qualify for a SoFi loan.

    See state license information here.

    Minimum loan amount:

    Personal loans have a minimum loan amount of $5,000 and maximum of $100,000. Minimum loan amount may be higher in specific states due to legal requirements.

    Eligibility criteria current as of 3/13/19

    Mortgage Eligibility

    Before you apply for a SoFi mortgage or mortgage refinancing, we’d like you to be aware of the eligibility criteria. In addition to the information noted below, you must also meet our underwriting criteria to obtain a home loan from SoFi. Loan eligibility depends on a number of additional factors, including your credit score and credit history, monthly income and expenses, assets, and employment status and history.

  • You are at least the age of majority in your state
  • You (or any co-borrower or co-signer) are a U.S citizen, or an eligible permanent resident alien or non-permanent resident alien. Other restrictions and eligibility criteria apply to resident alien applicants and non-permanent resident alien applicants
  • You are not financing an investment property
  • You are purchasing or refinancing a primary residence or second home in AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, MT, NE, NJ, NV, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI or WY
  • The property you are purchasing or refinancing will be your primary residence or second home for at least 12 months
  • SoFi Lending Corp. does not originate mortgage loans in Alaska, Hawaii, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, South Dakota, or West Virginia.

    SoFi Lending Corp. Mortgage State Licensing Details

    SoFi Lending Corp. is an Equal Housing Lender. As prohibited by federal law, we do not engage in business practices that discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age (provided you have the capacity to enter into a binding contract), because all or part of your income may be derived from any public assistance program, or because you have, in good faith, exercised any right under the Consumer Credit Protection Act. The federal agency that administers our compliance with these federal laws is the Federal Trade Commission, Equal Credit Opportunity, Washington, DC, 20580.

    SoFi Lending Corp. is currently able to issue and refinance mortgages in the following states:

    Alabama

    Consumer Credit License #21983

    Arizona

    SoFi Lending Corp., 1035 W. Queen Creek Rd Ste 101 Chandler, AZ 85248, Mortgage Banker License #BK-0934275

    Arkansas

    SoFi Lending Corp., 201 East Markham Suite 300 Little Rock, AR 72201 (501) 324-9260

    California

    Licensed by the Department of Business Oversight under the California Financing Law License No. 6054612/NMLS #1121636

    Colorado

    Mortgage Company Registration License: #1121636

    Connecticut

    Licensed by the Connecticut Department of Banking – Mortgage Lender License #ML-1121636

    Delaware

    Delaware Lender License #30278

    District of Columbia

    Mortgage Dual (Lender & Broker) Authority License No. MLB #1121636

    Florida

    Mortgage Lender Servicer License #MLD1108

    Georgia

    Georgia Mortgage Lender License #42010

    Idaho

    Mortgage Broker/Lender License: MBL-8673

    Illinois

    Illinois Residential Mortgage Licensee License No. MB.6761063 Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Division of Banking 100 West Randolph, 9th Floor Chicago, IL 60601

    General Inquiry Inquiries: 1-888-473-4858
    Division of Banking Direct: 1-844-768-1713
    TYY: 1-866-325-4949

    Indiana

    First Lien Mortgage Lending License #25660

    Iowa

    Mortgage Banker License: #2019-0054

    Kansas

    Mortgage Company License: MC0025600

    Kentucky

    Mortgage Company License: MC701438

    Louisiana

    SoFi Lending Corp., Louisiana Residential Mortgage Lending License

    Maine

    Supervised Lender License NMLS #1121636

    Maryland

    Maryland Mortgage Lender License #21585

    Massachusetts

    Massachusetts Mortgage Lender and Mortgage Broker License #MC1121636

    Michigan

    Michigan 1st Mortgage Broker/Lender Registrant FR0020980

    Minnesota

    Residential Mortgage Originator License #MN-MO-1121636

    Mississippi

    SoFi Lending Corp., Post Office Box 12129 Jackson, Mississippi 39236

    Montana

    Licensed by the Montana Division of Banking and Financial institutions, Montana Mortgage Lender License #1121636

    Nebraska

    NMLS Number: #1121636, (877) 471-3445

    Nevada

    Mortgage Broker License #4635

    New Hampshire

    Licensed by the New Hampshire Banking Department Mortgage Banker #19764-MB

    New Jersey

    Licensed by the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance Residential Mortgage Lender License #1121636

    North Carolina

    Mortgage Lender License No. L-160812

    North Dakota

    Money Broker License No. MB102764

    Ohio

    NMLS Number: #1121636, Residential Mortage Lending Act Certificate of Registration: RM.804475.000

    Oklahoma

    NMLS Number: #1121636, Mortgage Lender License: ML012338

    Oregon

    Oregon Mortgage Lending License #ML-5418

    Pennsylvania

    Licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Banking Mortgage Lender License #46311

    Rhode Island

    Rhode Island Lender License #20153065LL

    South Carolina

    Licensed by the South Carolina State Board of Financial Institutions, Lender/Servicer License #MLS-1121636

    Licensed by the South Carolina State Board of Financial Institutions, Lender/Servicer License-Other Trade Name #MLS-1121636 OTN #1

    Tennessee

    Tennessee Mortgage Lending License #127518

    Texas

    License #1121636. Consumers wishing to file a complaint against a mortgage company or a licensed mortgage company residential mortgage loan originator should complete and send a complaint form to the Texas Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending, 2601 North Lamar, Suite 201, Austin, Texas 78705. Complaint forms and instructions may be obtained from the department’s website at WWW.SML.TEXAS.GOV. A toll-free consumer hotline is available at 1-877-276-5550. The department maintains a recovery fund to make payments of certain actual out of pocket damages sustained by borrowers caused by acts of licensed mortgage company residential mortgage loan originators. A written application for reimbursement from the recovery fund must be filed with and investigated by the department prior to the payment of a claim. For more information about the recovery fund, please consult the department’s website at WWW.SML.TEXAS.GOV. The department maintains the mortgage broker recovery fund to make payments of certain actual out of pocket damages sustained by borrowers caused by acts of licensed residential mortgage loan originators. A written application for reimbursement from the recovery fund must be filed with and investigated by the department prior to the payment of a claim. For more information about the recovery fund, please consult Subchapter F of the Mortgage Broker License Act on the department’s web at WWW.SML.TEXAS.GOV. SoFi Lending Corp. maintains a physical branch office location at 7700 Windrose Avenue, Suite 105, Plano, Texas 75024.

    Utah

    Licensed by the Utah Department of Real Estate, Utah-DRE mortgage Entity License #10293902.
    Licensed by the Utah Department of Real Estate, Utah-DRE Mortgage Entity License-Other Trade Name #1 #9223125.
    Utah-DRE Mortgage Branch Office #10293918

    Vermont

    Licensed by the Vermont Banking Division – Lender License #6705

    Virginia

    Licensed by the Virginia Bureau of Financial Institutions – Lender License #MC-5906; NMLS ID #1121636. ( www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org ). Notice for refinancing customers: as a result of refinancing, the total finance charge over the life of the loan may be higher.

    Washington

    Consumer Loan Company License CL-1121636

    Wisconsin

    Mortgage Banker License 1121636BA

    Wyoming

    Wyoming Mortgage Lender License #2659

    If you don’t see your state listed here, please let us know you are interested so that we can contact you as we expand our mortgage program.

    Email us or call 844-763-4466

    Eligibility criteria current as of 4/7/20

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