Date Received: 2018-12-04T00:00:00.000
Product: Federal student loan servicing
Issue: Dealing with your lender or servicer
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: On XX/XX/2018, I submitted an Employment Certification to support my Public Service Loan Forgiveness ( PSLF ) application. After XXXX updated the number of payments I have made under the program, I noticed they were missing six payments. I immediately alerted them by calling them to verify which payments they do not show being made. Once that information was verified, I uploaded a letter with attached bank statements showing that the payments were in fact made. I then called a few days later to verify that they did receive my letter and to inquire when the process would be complete. I was told that it would take 7-10 business days. I called 10 business days later and was informed that the case was just assigned and it would be complete on XX/XX/2018. However, as of XX/XX/2018, the payments had not been applied and there is no notice that they even processed my issues.
State/Zip: IL 606XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 3090667
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