VA Form 24-0296, Direct Deposit Enrollment is a document used to enroll in direct deposit or to make a change to an already existing direct deposit account. Direct deposit is a deposit of electronic funds by a payer directly into a payee's bank account. It is the fastest, safest, and most cost-efficient method for veterans to receive their payment. There are four main reasons to switch to electronic payments:
The latest version of the form was released by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in March 2018 with all previous editions obsolete. An up-to-date VA Form 24-0296 fillable version is available for download below and can be found through the VA website.
VA Form 24-0296a, International Direct Deposit Enrollment is a document used to enroll in direct deposit internationally. It is available to U.S. military retirees who live overseas in the eligible locations.