VA Form 21p-527EZ, Application for Pension is used by veterans to claim a pension from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Basing on the information provided in this application and supporting documents, the VA determines whether you are eligible for the corresponding pension benefits.
The latest version of the form was released by the VA in October 2018 and superseded now obsolete VA Form 21-527EZ. An up-to-date fillable VA Form 21p-527EZ is available for download below or can be found on the VA official website.
This document allows you to submit your application via the Fully Developed Claim (FDC) Program. FDC is the fastest way to get the claim processed. There is no risk in participating in the program. If you turn out to be ineligible for FDC, your claim will still be processed, but through the Standard Claim Process.
VA 21p-527EZ consists of 12 pages. The first four pages include FDC criteria, explanation of FDC benefits, comparison of FDC and Standard Claim Process, and the list of evidence necessary to provide to substantiate the pension claim. Pages 5 through 9 contain the application you need to complete. On page 10, you can find the addresses of Pension Centers to mail the application to. The last two pages are additional worksheets in case you are claiming reimbursement for an in-home attendant, assisted living facility, adult day care, or similar expenses.