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Veterans Disability Compensation


Updated June 24, 2014

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Veterans Disability Compensation is available to individuals who became disabled as a result of active duty or whose medical condition was made worse as a result of active duty. Veterans may also be eligible for these benefits if they were disabled from VA health care.

According to the Veterans Administration, the following forms are required to be submitted with your application for Veterans Disability Compensation:

  • Discharge or separation papers (DD214 or equivalent)
  • Dependency records (marriage & children's birth certificates)
  • Medical evidence (doctor & hospital reports)

Veterans may apply for benefits by contacting their Veterans Administration representative or through the Veterans Administration's website here: Veterans Administration eBenefits .

Individuals who were dishonorably discharged are not eligible for Veterans Disability Compensation.

Additional benefits may be available under the following conditions:

  • very severe disabilities or loss of limb(s)
  • the applicant has a spouse, child(ren), or dependent parent(s)
  • the applicant has a seriously disabled spouse

First time users of the VONAPP system will need to register first before they can apply online for benefits. The registration process takes less than five minutes to complete.

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