Mandatory VA Standard Claim and Appeal Forms



Per new regulations, VA is mandating that veterans use standardized forms, even for "informal" claims, beginning on and after March 24, 2015.

You can now access these mandatory VA forms on our website:

VA Form 21-526EZ, Application for Disability Compensation and Related Compensation Benefits
http://www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/VBA-21-526EZ-ARE.pdf

VA Form 21-527EZ, Application for Pension Benefits
http://www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/VBA-21-527EZ-ARE.pdf

VA Form 21-534EZ, Application for DIC, Death Pension, and/or Accrued Benefits
http://www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/VBA-21-534EZ-ARE.pdf

VA Form 21-0958, Notice of Disagreement (NOD)
http://www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/VBA-21-0958-ARE.pdf

VA Form 21-0966, Intent to File a Claim for Compensation and/or Pension, Survivors Pension, and/or DIC
http://www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/VBA-21-0966-ARE.pdf

Veterans who have an existing claim request will not have to re-file their paperwork.