Frequently Asked Questions
How do I contact the Student Loan Company?
You can contact the student loan company by phoning: 0300 100 0611. They are open 8AM – 8PM Mon-Fri, and 9AM – 4PM Sat. You can complete a student loans change of address this way, but it is better to do so online.
Do I need to tell student loans when I get a new job?
Providing you’re not leaving the country and you inform your new employer, you do not need to tell student loans when you have a new job. If you change jobs, still earn above the threshold salary and don’t see any deductions, speak with your employer in the first instance.
Do student loans expire UK?
Plan 2 loans will be written off 30 years following the date from which you started repaying them. Plan 1 loans will be written off in 25 years if you started after 2006 and when you’re 65 if you started before 2006.
When do student loan repayments start?
Student Loan repayments start after you hit a certain threshold (£18,935 for Plan 1, and £25, 725 for Plan 2). The good news? you don’t pay anything for the first tax year following University.
How do I contact Student Loan Company UK?
The student loan company can be contacted via phone. The best number to reach them on would be: 0300 100 0611. They are open 8AM – 8PM Mon-Fri, and 9AM – 4PM Sat. You can complete a student loans change of address this way, but it is better to do so online. If you need to update everyone else about your change of address, you can update your address here.
Is Student Finance England the same as SLC?
Student Finance England & SLC (Student Loans Company) in the UK are the same thing. They might go be a different company name in Ireland or other parts of the UK, but is centrally managed for all intents and purposes.
Student Loans Company change address
Most individuals literally just google ‘student loans company change address’ then get caught in a quagmire of complexity. However, you can update your address with the SLC and many others by clicking below on our online moving home portal below
Student Loans Company login
If you’re looking for the Student Loans Company login, you can visit this part of their website. You will be able to check your balance, make one-off card payments and many other things. If you’re just looking to update your address with them, you can do that below.
What happens if you lie to Student Finance?
A few people try to evade paying their student loans under the assumption that they will not pursue you for the outstanding balance. The truth of the matter though, is that not listing that you have Plan 1 or Plan 2 to your employer does not remove your need to pay. Eventually, SLC will be in touch and you will need to repay any outstanding money. There is also the possibility of a fine.
Can you change your Student Loan Amount?
If the amount you want to borrow has changed after you’ve submitted your application you can log into your portal. If you have already started to receive payments the best course of action would be to give the SLC a call on 0300 100 0611 and explain how much you would like to borrow. One of their experts will be able to talk you through the options and next steps.