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The U.S. Department of Education is giving borrowers more time to meet a key student loan forgiveness deadline.

Those who request a so-called loan consolidation by June 30 — which will combine their federal student loans into one new federal loan — could get their debt canceled sooner than they would have otherwise. Some could even see their debt forgiven immediately.

Previously, the deadline to qualify for the Biden administration’s account adjustment was April 30.

“The Department is working swiftly to ensure borrowers get credit for every month they’ve rightfully earned toward forgiveness,” U.S. Under Secretary of Education James Kvaal said in a statement Wednesday.

Until June 30, borrowers enrolled in an income-driven repayment plan who consolidate will get a one-time adjustment on their payment count.

They’ll earn credit toward all their loans based on the one they have been making payments on the longest, as well as for certain periods that previously didn’t count, including certain months spent in deferments or forbearances.

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