Having an account on va.gov is the easiest and fastest way to apply for benefits and check the status of your claims and payments! It only takes a few minutes to register, and it is the central hub for everything you want to know about military benefits, including:
Apply for disability compensation and other benefits for conditions related to your military service.
Apply for VA health care, find out how to access services, and manage your health and benefits online.
Apply for and manage benefits that help you pay for college and training programs.
Find out if you qualify for a VA home loan. If you have a service-connected disability, find out if you qualify for a housing grant to help you live more independently.
Find out if you're eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) services, get support for your veteran-owned small business, and access other resources to help build your career skills and find a job.
Explore VA life insurance options, manage your policy online, and file claims.
Apply for monthly pension benefits for war-time veterans and survivors.
Get help planning a burial or memorial service, and find out how to get survivor and dependent benefits.