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Student Loan Relief Program

This program will assist student loan borrowers experiencing financial hardship related to the COVID-19 pandemic. As of January 27, 2021, borrowers may request to defer payments on their student loans up to six months. If a borrower participated in the initial student loan relief program that opened March 15, 2020, they may request up to six more months by completing the form below.

If you have questions, please call us at 833.397.0311 or 328.5660 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT or email us at bnd.nd.gov/contact. If you want to defer payment, complete the information below and submit.

Interest will accrue during the deferment period and could increase your regular payment when it resumes.


I request a deferment of my student loan payments with Bank of North Dakota and agree to be contacted at the information provided below.

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