How to file electronically

Before going to the Veterans Online Application site, you'll need the following information:

    * Active and reserve duty dates and the locations where you entered and left duty.

    * List and dollar amounts of military benefits you receive.

    * List of disabilities you are claiming, including treatment dates while in the service.

    * Information about any exposures that caused the disabilities you are claiming.

    * Medical evidence showing you currently have the disabilities and proof that they arose during active service.

If you are missing any of this data, visit the Veterans Benefits Administration site ( for links to regional offices and other federal recordkeeping agencies.


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