The VA's eBenefits Program

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eBenefits is a joint VA/DoD web portal that give you access to many of your VA & military records.

With eBenefits you can also apply for many VA benefits.

How To Access eBenefits

eBenefits is located at www.ebenefits.va.gov. Before you can access and use eBenefits you must be listed in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) and have a DS Logon.

Service members can access eBenefits with a DS Logon or Common Access Card (CAC).

You can choose from two levels of registration: DS Logon Level 1 (Basic) or DS Logon Level 2 (Premium).

If you are a veteran and have no DEERS info you must contact the VA to get your login information.

eBenefits Features

If you are a veteran:

  • Apply for VA benefits online
  • Check on your claim status
  • Upload documents to support your claim
  • Check GI Bill enrollment status
  • Use the VetSuccess employment search
  • View TRICARE information
  • Sign up for Veterans' Group Life Insurance (VGLI) (time limits apply)
  • Search for and select an accredited representative or organization
  • Order prescription medications
  • Securely message your physician
  • Access your medical information via Blue Button
  • Utilize the military skills translator and résumé builder
  • Order medical equipment such as hearing aid batteries and prosthetic socks
  • Check on your appeal status
  • Generate a VA home loan certificate of eligibility
  • Obtain official military personnel documents such as DD Form 214
  • Register for and update direct deposit information for certain benefits

If you are a service member:

  • Use the eLearning center for the online transition assistance program and more
  • Transfer Post-9/11 education benefits
  • View TRICARE information
  • View Service members' Group Life Insurance (SGLI) elections
  • Apply for VA benefits
  • Conduct a health benefits eligibility check
  • Update civilian employment information
  • View personnel information
  • Generate a VA home loan certificate of eligibility

If you are a family member of a veteran or service member:

  • Check on your compensation and pension claims status
  • Use the eLearning Center to get important health information
  • View Post-9/11 GI Bill enrollment status
  • Check your VA payment history

For More Information visit www.ebenefits.va.gov

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