VA Form 22-1990 Instructions
The 22-1990 Form can be filed and submitted online through the Veterans Benefits Administration Education and Training website.
If a candidate needs planning individual educational and career goals, the VA can offer a variety of counseling services to help them with their decision. These services include educational and vocational guidance together with the necessary testing to determine the candidate's skills, talents, and interests.
For more information on VA counseling call 1-888-GI-BILL-1 or 1-888-442-4551.
How to Fill Out VA Form 22-1990?
The candidate should provide their personal data, select the benefits being applied for, as well as the type and program of education or training. Other information includes service, education and employment details, marital and dependency status along with the entitlement to and usage of any additional types of assistance.
Individuals who have already selected a school or training establishment should take the following steps:
Step 1. Mail the completed application to the VA Regional Processing Office for the region of that school's physical address.
Step 2. Approve the request for VA education benefits with the veteran officials at the chosen school or training establishment. These will officials will have to provide your enrollment information to the VA using the VA Form 22-1999, Enrollment Certification, or its electronic version.
Step 3. Wait for the department to process the document and to send the notification of its decision concerning the candidate's rights for education benefits.
Individuals who have not yet selected a school or training establishment should take the following steps:
Step 1: Mail the completed application to the VA Regional Processing Office for the region of their home address.
Step 2: Wait for VA to process the document and deliver a notification of its decision concerning the candidate's rights for education benefits.
VA 22-1990 Related Forms
- VA Form 22-1990E, Application for Family Member to Use Transferred Benefits is a form used to apply for a Transfer of Entitlement (TOE) to dependent family members and is filed by servicemembers eligible to transfer benefits to their dependents. The servicemember's military branch should approve the request to transfer benefits. The VA Form 22-1990e cannot be used for claiming the servicemember's own benefits.
- VA Form 22-1990T, Application for Individualized Tutorial Assistance is used to apply for supplemental payments for tutorial assistance. The subject must be necessary for the completion of the VA-approved program. The candidate should be training at least one-half of the time of a post-secondary program at an educational institution to be eligible to receive assistance.
- VA Form 22-1990N, Application for VA Education Benefits under the National Call to Service (NCS) Program is used to apply for education benefits under the National Call to Service (NCS) program.
Individuals are eligible to apply for these benefits if they first entered service on or after October 1, 2003, signed an enlistment contract with under the NCS program, and then elected one of the two education incentives provided by the NCS