VA Form 21P-530A, State Application for Interment Allowance under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 23 is a document required to determine the state's eligibility for the interment allowance. This form is used to gather information about the veterans buried in a State Veterans' cemetery to determine their eligibility. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) requires this information to properly determine eligibility and pay state benefits.
The latest version of the form was released by the VA in April 2018 with all previous editions obsolete. VA Form 21P-530A fillable version is available for download below or can be found through the VA website.
This document must be completed by a state official using the information provided by the veteran's surviving spouse, children, parents, executor or administrator of the estate, a survivor of a legal union with the veteran, or the recipient organization, or a claimant who completed the VA Form 21P-530.
The related VA Form 21P-530, Application for Burial Benefits (under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 23), used by the person who paid the burial expenses to apply for a burial and funeral allowance up to $2000 if a veteran's death is service-related. The VA burial allowances are flat-rate monetary benefits.
Earlier, VA Form 21-530, Application for Burial Benefits was used for the same purpose. Today this form is out of use.
Plot or Interment Allowance is a one-time benefit payment payable toward: