About The Application Form
You can apply to the VA by completing VA Form 21-526EZ, Veterans Application for Disability Compensation and Related Compensation Benefits. If you have any of the following materials, be sure and attach them to your application:
- Discharge or separation papers (DD214 or equivalent)
- Dependency records (marriage and children’s birth certificates)
- Medical evidence (doctor and hospital reports)
Where To File Your Application
Department of Veterans Affairs
Claims Intake Center
PO Box 4444
Janesville, WI 53547-4444
Fax: (844) 531-7818
Fill out forms and apply through the VA’s website
What To Expect
After your application is filed, it takes an average of 120 days to get a decision about whether or not you have been granted benefits.
VA Disability Appeal Requirements
You have served in active U.S. armed services and were discharged with other than dishonorable.
You have an injury or illness incurred during or aggravated while on military duty.
You received a VA denial in the last 12 months or have a VA disability appeal pending.