How to file a VA disability claim

Find out how to file a claim for disability compensation or increased disability compensation.


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New Disability Form on VA.gov

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Getting Started

Section 1 of the Digital 526 Disability CompensationTool

Add Contentions

Section 2 of the Digital 526 Disability CompensationTool 

Add Evidence

Section 3 of the Digital 526 Disability CompensationTool  

Review and Submit Application

 Sections 4 and 5 of the Digital 526 Disability CompensationTool