In a few weeks, the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be available. If this will be your first time completing the FAFSA, you’ll need to register for a PIN before you can begin the process. Keep in mind that your parent(s) will need a PIN, too, if you are a dependent student. Once you have that out of the way, you can start gathering the documentation you will need to complete the FAFSA, as this will make the process much easier. In general, you will need the following items.