Department of Veterans Affairs Forms
VA forms issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs play a crucial role in transitioning into civilian life after military service. Whether it's accessing VA benefits, applying for the Veterans Identification Card (VIC), amending military records or post-service employment, Veterans Administration forms are an essential part of a retiree’s paperwork.
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United States Department of Veterans Affairs
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is one of the fifteen federal executive departments of the United States and governs what is known to be the most comprehensive system of Veterans assistance in the world. The Department was established in 1930 as an exclusively Veteran-focused organization and became a cabinet-level agency in 1989.
The main function of the VA is to support Veterans after their retirement from military duty. Several primary goals include providing benefit and support and preventing Veterans’ homelessness and unemployment. The Department is lead by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs appointed by the president and confirmed by the U.S. Senate and has three sub-administrations within its structure:
- The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is responsible for biomedical research and providing various healthcare to retired military personnel.
- The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides a variety of services including pensions, disability compensation, home loans, insurance as well as educational, burial and compensation benefits.
- The National Cemetery Administration provides burial benefits, memorial services, and maintains VA cemeteries.
You can contact the Department of Veterans Affairs through their toll-free White House VA Hotline at 1-855-948-2311 or by calling the Vets.gov Help Desk service at 1-855-574-7286. The main headquarters of the VA is located at 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, D.C. 20420.
This is a request for and consent to release information. The execution of this form does not authorize the release of information other than the information specifically indicated in the form.
Use this form if you are a veteran claiming for benefits and wish to have a service organization assist you with your claim by appointing a representative.
This document is used for claiming compensation or pension benefits for a veteran's child currently attending school, training course or educational program.
This is an official form used by the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) in order to select a claimant's representative and have their contact information on file.
File this form if you are a veteran and your current disability was caused by an injury, or disease, in order to apply for compensation or pension benefits.
This document is used to get the veterans' written and signed authorization to release their medical data according to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
This form is a Power of Attorney (POA) form used by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This form is used to designate a health care representative that will be able to act on behalf of the person in case they will no longer be able to make decisions themselves.
This form is filed by veterans to authorize the release of their medical records and personal information to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Use this form if you a veteran, friend or relative and wish to support a claim for benefits. Your support letter will serve to provide information that substantiates your claim for receiving benefits.
This is a claim for compensation benefits based on unemployability. A total disability rating is based on individual unemployability (TDIU or IU). The TDIU program allows a veteran to be compensated as 100% disabled.
Use this document if you need to determine your eligibility to receive disability benefits based on unemployability. Your work limitations are expected to be service-related.
VA Form 21-0781 Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (Ptsd)
The form is filled out by every service member claiming for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The veterans are expected to document the events that led to the disorder during their duty.
This form is used to apply for additional VA disability compensation benefits for a dependent, if a veteran has a service-related disability rating of at least 30%.
VA Form 21-0779 Request for Nursing Home Information in Connection With Claim for Aid and Attendance
This form is used to put the level of care required by a claimant on their record kept by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This form is used only for certain non-service-connected pension claims.
Use this form if you are a spouse or a child of a veteran or a service member and wish to request a change of program or place of training under the specified benefit programs.
This document is released by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and used to apply for veterans' educational benefits and assistance.
This form is used when a veteran wants to give the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) permission to release their personal information to a third party.
This document is used to rate a veteran as incompetent by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and provide proof of their disability compensation, in order to verify their eligibility for VA benefits.
Download this form if you wish to apply for the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) maintained by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
This document is used to apply for clothing allowance. A clothing allowance is a one-time or yearly payment for veterans wearing a prescribed prosthetic or orthopedic appliance or using a prescribed skin medication that is damaging their clothes.
This is a multi-purpose form used for providing information to the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). It is used in conjunction with other claim forms.
This document is submitted to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by a veteran or beneficiary to cover trip expenses for getting professional medical help in another state or country.
Use this document to request education-related compensations or benefits connected with attending a specific school or training courses. The individuals eligible to receive benefit payments are children of veterans between the ages of 18 and 23 attending school.
VA Form 21-526EZ Notice to Veteran/Service Member of Evidence Necessary to Substantiate a Claim for Veterans Disability Compensation and Related Compensation Benefits
This form is used for filing a сlaim for veteran's disability compensation or other related benefits under the Fully Developed Claim program (FDC).
VA Form 21-0781A Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (Ptsd) Secondary to Personal Assault
This is a form issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and filed by veterans whose primary reason for PTSD was caused by a personal assault.
This document is used for data collection to determine payer status in cases when a beneficiary has additional health insurances. It is also used to provide information about changes in the beneficiary's health insurances.
This form is used to apply for a job in the associated healthcare occupations within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and its sub-agencies.
The form is used by the veterans to request a copy of their medical data through My HealtheVet account.