How can I apply for PPP loan forgiveness?


To apply for PPP loan forgiveness, please follow the steps and links below.

  1. Register your account or log into your existing account, using this account set up guide, as needed. 
  2. Once logged into your Smart Portal account, select your PPP loan, and click “Launch Forgiveness Portal.” 
  3. After you launch the forgiveness portal, a forgiveness application will appear on your screen. Please fill out the requested fields in the forgiveness application. For tips and guidance, please referenceour Forgiveness Journey, as needed. 
  4. Once the application is complete, press “Submit” to send the application to our verification team for final review.  
    1. If additional information is required, a member of our forgiveness team will reach out to you. 
    2. If no additional information is needed, the application will be sent for your signature via DocuSign and then submitted to the Small Business Administration (SBA) for their review. 

NEWITY is here to help throughout the forgiveness process. To speak with a Member Services representative, contact us by phone at (773) 839-8089 Monday through Friday, 8am until 5pm Central Time. If you need support outside of these hours, please Submit a Support Ticket.