A VA pension may provide income to make life more secure for Veterans and their loved ones.
Pension is a needs-based benefit for wartime Veterans with limited or no income who are age 65 or older or who have a permanent and total non-service-connected disability.
Veterans who establish eligibility for a basic pension but are housebound or who require the aid and attendance of another person in order to perform activities of daily living, may qualify for pension at an increased rate (this is called “Special Monthly Pension”).
- Proof of income and net worth information (e.g., bank statements, paystubs)
- Private medical treatment records and where to find any relevant treatment records that might be held by a federal facility, such as a VA medical center
- Completed pension program applications:
If you have further questions, contact the Veteran Service Officer (VSO) in Your Area
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