Proof of West Virginia Residency

Required to provide 2 documents from list A. If not able, provide 1 document from list A and 2 documents from list B.

  • Valid West Virginia State-Issued Identification:
    WV Driver’s License
    WV Identification Card
  • Recent West Virginia Personal Property Taxes Receipt
  • Recent West Virginia Tax Return Transcript
  • Valid West Virginia Vehicle Registration
  • History of Utilities (Gas, Electric, Water, Sewer, etc)
  • or
  • Current Utility Bill and Utility Bill dated 12 months previous (including: name and address for student)
  • Voters Registration Card
  • Statement of Public Assistance for last 12 months to a West Virginia Address.
  • Mortgage payments for home in West Virginia.
  • Statement of Homeowner’s insurance/Renter’s Insurance
  • Employment records, W2s (Showing current WV address)

Supplemental Documentation (these items will not qualify as required documentation):

Letters on valid letterhead
Lease Agreements
Bank Statements


Please Fax or Mail these documents to:

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
Division of Financial Aid
1018 Kanawha Boulevard, E., Suite 700
Charleston, West Virginia 25301-2827
Fax: (855) 292-1415