OMB Control No. 2900-0406
Respondent Burden: 5 Minutes
VERIFICATION OF VA BENEFITS
PRIVACY ACT NOTICE: The VA will not disclose information collected on this form to any source other than what has been authorized under the Privacy Act of
1974 or Title 5, Code of Federal Regulations 1.576 for routine uses (i.e., information concerning a veteran's indebtedness to the United States by virtue of a person's
participation in a benefits program administered by VA may be disclosed to any third party, except consumer reporting agencies) as identified in the VA system of
records, 55VA26, Loan Guaranty Home, Condominium and Manufactured Home Loan Applicant Records, Specially Adapted Housing Applicant Records and Vendee
Loan Applicant Records - VA, and published in the Federal Register. Your obligation to respond is required to obtain or retain benefits. Giving us your SSN account
information is voluntary. Refusal to provide your SSN by itself will not result in the denial of benefits. The VA will not deny an individual benefits for refusing to
provide his or her SSN unless the disclosure of the SSN is required by a Federal Statute of law in effect prior to January 1, 1975, and still in effect.
TO: NAME AND ADDRESS OF LENDER
(Complete mailing address including ZIP Code)
INSTRUCTIONS TO LENDER
Complete this form ONLY if the
is receiving VA disability payments; or
has received VA disability payments; or
would receive VA disability payments but
for receipt of retired pay; or
is surviving spouse of a veteran and in
receipt of DIC payments
has filed a claim for VA disability benefits prior
to discharge from active duty service
Complete Items 1 through 10. Send the completed form
to the appropriate VA Regional Loan Center where it
will be processed and returned to the Lender. The
completed form must be retained as part of the lender's
loan origination package.
2. CURRENT ADDRESS OF VETERAN
1. NAME OF VETERAN
(First, middle, last)
3. DATE OF BIRTH
4. VA CLAIM FOLDER NUMBER
(C-File No., if
5. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER 6. SERVICE NUMBER
(If different from Social Security
7. I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT I
DO NOT have a VA benefit-related indebtedness to my knowledge. I authorize VA to furnish the
information listed below.
8. I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT I
HAVE NOT filed a claim for VA disability benefits prior to discharge from active duty service
(I am presently still on active duty.)
9. SIGNATURE OF VETERAN
10. DATE SIGNED
FOR VA USE ONLY
The above named veteran does not have a VA benefit-related indebtedness
The veteran has the following VA benefit-related indebtedness
VA BENEFIT-RELATED INDEBTEDNESS
TYPE OF DEBT(S)
AMOUNT OF DEBT(S)
TERM OF REPAYMENT PLAN
Veteran is exempt from funding fee due to receipt of service-connected disability compensation of $
monthly. (Unless checked,
the funding fee receipt must be remitted to VA with VA Form 26-1820, Report and Certification of Loan Disbursement)
Veteran is exempt from funding fee due to entitlement to VA compensation benefits upon discharge from service.
Veteran is not exempt from funding fee due to receipt of nonservice-connected pension of $
monthly. LOAN APPLICATION
WILL REQUIRE PRIOR APPROVAL PROCESSING BY VA.
Veteran has been rated incompetent by VA. LOAN APPLICATION WILL REQUIRE PRIOR APPROVAL PROCESSING BY VA.
Insufficient information. VA cannot identify the veteran with the information given. Please furnish more complete information, or a copy of a DD
Form 214 or discharge papers. If on active duty, furnish a statement of service written on official government letterhead, signed by the adjutant,
personnel officer, or commanding officer. The statement should include name, birth date, service number, entry date and time lost.
SIGNATURE OF AUTHORIZED AGENT
RESPONDENT BURDEN: We need this information to determine, establish, or verify your eligibility for VA Loan Guaranty Benefits and to determine if you are
exempt from paying the VA Funding Fee. Title 38, United States Code, allows us to ask for this information. We estimate that you will need an average of 5 minutes to
review the instructions, find the information, and complete this form. VA cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless a valid OMB control number is
displayed. You are not required to respond to a collection of information if this number is not displayed. Valid OMB control numbers can be located on the OMB
Internet Page at If desired, you can call 1-800-827-1000 to get information on where to send comments or suggestions
about this form.
EXISTING STOCK OF VA FORM 26-8937, DEC 2012,
WILL BE USED.