Check on the status of your claim or any other questions related to compensation and pension. The VA Customer Service number is 1-800-827-1000.
Request Pertaining To Military Records – to get your DD214 (discharge papers), personnel records or military medical records. Before beginning form please read the Instruction and Information Sheet For SF 180. Mail to the appropriate address listed on page 3. Find a VA Form: SF 180
Claim for Standard Government Headstone or Marker – Before beginning form please read the General Information Page. Find a VA form: VA 40-1330
Claim for Government Medallion for Placement in a Private Cemetery – Before beginning form please read the General Information Page. Find a VA form: VA 40-1330M Mail VA 40-1330 & VA 40-1330M to: Memorial Products Service (41B) Department of Veterans Affairs 5109 Russell Road Quantico, VA 22134-3903
NOTE: Do not forget to enclose a copy of the veteran’s DD 214 and a copy of the Death Certificate when you mail the applicable form.
Register/Apply for VA Healthcare.
- Visit online: https://www.va.gov/health-care/how-to-apply/ or
- Fill out a VA 10-10EZ and mail it in. Mail to: Health Eligibility Center, 2957 Clairmont Road, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30329
- Or visit the VA Hospital in Durham and let them know you would like to register for healthcare.
Information you will need to apply for healthcare is as follows: Veterans DD214, Medicare Card(s), Medical Insurance Card(s), Social Security Yearly Statement(s), last year’s income (tax information) and any other income you may have.
Claim for Burial Benefits, “Veterans Death Benefits” – Important Note: Please read the Benefits Eligibility and the Instructions for Completing Application for Burial Benefits prior to completing the form.
Claim for Burial Benefits, “Veterans Death Benefits” – Find a Form: VA 21P-530 Mail to: Department of Veterans Affairs Claims Intake Center P.O. Box 4444 Janesville, WI 53547-4444