Death of a student
A summary of what happens to the Student Loan and other payments from us if the student dies.
If the student dies, we need to know.
How payments are affected
If a borrower dies before paying off their Student Loan, any balance may be written off by Inland Revenue.
Any other payments the person is getting will need to be stopped. If we're not told, overpayments could occur.
How to tell us
If we're not told, a debt may be created.
We need to see a copy of the death certificate. This can be done by either:
We'll send this to Inland Revenue so they can consider writing off the balance of the loan.