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PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS (PSLF) PROGRAM

The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. To learn more click here to be re-directed to the PSLF information page, a non-City website.

Questions regarding eligibility should be directed to the U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid Office.


If you are a current City of Milwaukee employee (not MPS) and you have determined that you qualify, submit the Certification of Employment (page 2) in one of the following ways:

  1. Drop off or mail to:
    Department of Employee Relations, ATTN: Certification Section, 200 E. Wells Street, Room 706, Milwaukee WI 53202-3515
  2. e-Mail:  DERCertification@milwaukee.gov
  3. Fax: 286-0203  (include a cover page to the attention of the DER-Certification Section)

Staff from Employee Relations will complete and sign the Certification of Employment section of the form (page 2) and then return it to you.  Please allow up to 5 business days.  Attach a note and let us know if you will pick it up (leave a phone number or email address) or if you want the form sent to your home mailing address.  (Employee Relations will not mail the form to the Agency.)

  • Note:  MPD and MFD employees, please submit the form to your Personnel office.

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