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)


  • Current Utility Bill and Utility Bill dated 12 months previous
    (including: name and address for student)


  • 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

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