Accessibility & Compliance

Accessibility Information

We are committed to providing all individuals with disabilities access to

To meet this commitment, has been designed to comply with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Section 508 requires to ensure that federal employees with disabilities, and members of the public with disabilities seeking information or services from our site, have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to the access and use by federal employees, or members of the public who are not individuals with disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on us. strives to ensure site accessibility for all of its users, and our web pages are designed to work with assistive technologies, such as screen readers.

If you use assistive technology and are unable to access any material on our site, please email the Support Center at or call 1-800-518-4726.

When contacting us, please include the following information so that we can respond in a manner that is helpful to you:

  • Nature of the accessibility issue

  • Web address of the content you are attempting to access

  • Your preferred format for the content

  • Your contact information

Read more about Section 508 standards on the U.S. Access Board's Section 508 page.

Warning status

Please be aware of the following two issues when using Adobe Reader as you complete your application: The cursor may sometimes jump to the top of the form when you move a document to the mandatory document list. Also, there is no visual focus when you first tab into the list of available documents until the down arrow is used.