VA Form 10-3542, Veteran/Beneficiary Claim for Reimbursement of Travel Expenses is a document submitted to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by the veteran or beneficiary to cover trip expenses for getting professional medical help in another state or country.
The latest version of the form was released by the VA in November 2013 with all previous editions obsolete. An up-to-date VA Form 10-3542 fillable version is available for download below and can be found through the VA website.
If you are a veteran or beneficiary receiving a VA pension or if your income is lower than the pension, you are entitled to a travel compensation. The purpose of the travel eligible for reimbursement must be linked to your condition, treatment or service. Costs are reimbursed within thirty days after the travel.
To be considered eligible, the claimant has to belong to one of the following categories: