VA Form 26-8937, Verification of VA Benefits is a document used to provide proof of veteran disability compensation or a non-service connected pension. Additionally, it helps to show whether the veteran has been rated by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as incompetent. Lenders must ask VA loan applicants to fill out VA 26-8937 Form so that it can be submitted to the VA prior to loan underwriting - a process of a lender determining if a veteran's loan application is an acceptable risk.
The form must be completed only if the veteran/applicant:
The form was last released by the VA in June 2016, with all previous editions obsolete. An up-to-date version of the form is available for download below. It is possible to file VA Form 26-8937 electronically and to submit it through the VA website.