Veteran's Request for Benefit Information

Overview
- This Veteran's Request for Benefit Information letter is used by a veteran or a dependant of a veteran to inquire as to the available benefits from the various veterans' agencies.
- The Veteran's Administration (or V.A.) is a federal government agency that administers the system of benefits for veterans of the armed services and their dependents.  
- Benefits available to veterans and their dependents include: medical care, monetary benefits for illness, injury, or death related to military service; benefits to widows and minors of deceased veterans; education and rehabilitation; home loan guaranty, and burial.

When You Need It
- To request information on the availability of veteran's benefits for veterans of the armed services and/or their dependents.  


Getting Started

You will need:
- Name and address of the organization to which you are sending the request.
- The type of benefit information you are requesting.
- Name, address and Social Security number of the person for whom benefits are being requested.
- Name, address and Veterans Administration number of the veteran inquiring about benefits.


When to Review and Revise
- When requesting additional information.
- When contacting another organization or inquiring about another person's  benefits.