How do you apply for veterans benefits payments?


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As of 2015, you can apply for veterans benefits by visiting the official website of the United States Veterans Administration eBenefits page (ebenefits.va.gov) and choosing the type of benefit you are applying for. Once you make your selection, follow the instructions as prompted.

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How do you apply for veterans benefits payments?
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Full Answer

You also have the option of choosing the See All Applications for Benefits page and browsing the different benefits that are available to you. You may choose to apply for compensation benefits, disability compensation, education benefits, pension benefits, and vocational rehabilitation and employment benefits. You can also apply for health care benefits. The eBenefits website also allows you to add or remove dependents.

If you already receive veterans benefits, the eBenefits page allows you to manage those benefits online. You can choose to view your compensation benefit claim status, change your personal contact information, input direct deposit information or view your benefits payment history. You can also access the letters you receive from the veterans association and obtain certificates of eligibility for a home loan through the eBenefits system. If you need to provide documentation for a pending claim, you can upload the supporting documents directly to the eBenefits home page. You also have the ability to manage your health care benefits online.

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