VA Form 24 0296 Instructions
VA 24 0296 Form consists of four sections:
- Section I - Veteran's identification information: veteran's full name, social security number, VA file number, the date of birth;
- Section II - Beneficiary's identification information: beneficiary's full name (if other than veteran), social security number, VA file number, the type of the benefit, the address of the person receiving payment;
- Section III - Financial institution information: the routing transit number, the account number (checking or savings), the name of the financial institution, the telephone number of the financial institution;
- Section IV - Payee certification: VA form 24 0296 requires the applicant to certify the entitlement to the payment, and the understanding of the form. Through this certification, the payment is authorized to be sent to the financial institution named in the third section to be deposited to the designated account. The payee signs the form, writes down the actual date and the telephone number.
How to File VA Form 24-0296?
When the VA 24-0296 form is filled out, it can be mailed to the following address: The Department of Veterans Affairs, 125 S. Main Street, Suite B, Muskogee OK 74401-7004
To prevent interruptions in payments and communications with the VA it is recommended to keep contact and direct deposit information up-to-date. It is important to inform the VA about any change, such as a change in marital status, family size, and everything else that may affect payment or rating. The direct deposit or contact information can be updated in two ways: by mail or by phone. It is possible to call the VA at 1-800-827-1000 (TTY - teletypewriter - 1-800-829-4833).