Lexis Nexis is a leading global provider of information solutions.
They have systems security intended to ensure the availability, confidentiality and integrity of data.
In order to receive your Perkins award, a Master Promissory Note must be signed. You will be asked to enter your first and last name, your date of birth and your social security number. ECSI uses a third party service (Lexis Nexis) to validate your identity.
Most likely, you may not have an adequate transaction history that allows for validation that each of the four pieces of information you provided match the validation sources Back to Questions The Department of Education made changes to the way that students log in to several of their systems. Due to this change, ECSI is no longer able to validate your identity using your FAFSA PIN.
Identity Validation means ensuring that identity data represents real data, for example ensuring that a Social Security Number has been issued by the Social Security Administration is not associated with a deceased individual.
Back to Questions Lexis Nexis ® has been selected by ECSI as their third party validation provider.Lexis Nexis information and system security professionals continuously refine these processes as threats evolve. Back to Questions You are permitted three attempts to authenticate your identity.