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Average Verification Processing Time

To provide you with the length of time it will take to process an application and make a determination, read the following information.

The length of time necessary to provide a determination will vary based on:

  • Number of applications in process
  • Complexity of application
  • Whether site visit is necessary

The Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) seeks to complete all initial determinations within 60 days of receiving a complete application. Many applicants fail to provide all the required documents with their initial application submission.

CVE cannot initiate an examination until all required documents have been provided. The 60-day examination period does not begin until CVE receives a complete application. CVE will acknowledge receipt of a complete application by email to the address provided in the VetBiz Vendor Information Portal.

Verification Processing Statistics

Updated 07/18/2016

Verification Processing Statistics
ActionJune-16FY 2016

FY 2015
Total Applications 392
3453 4651
Average Processing Time 42 Days 34 Days 41 Days
Approval Percentage 97% 97% 94%
Reverification 89 687
Average Processing Time 31 Days 32 Days 39.5 Days
Approval Percentage 99% 98% 96%

3rd Quarter Denial Reasons

Updated 07/18/2016

3rd Quarter Denial Reasons
Type3rd Quarter
Profits and distributions [38 CFR 74.3(d)] 17%
Day-to-day management and administration of operations [28 CFR 74.4(b)] 14%
Full-time devotion [38 CFR 74.4(c)(3)] 14%
Undue influence [38 CFR 74.4(i)(4)] 14%
Highest officer [38 CFR 74.4(c)(2)] 9%
Control of board of directors: weighted voting or quorum (Corporation) [38 CFR 74.4(f)(2)] 6%
Control of decision-making and serve as management member (LLC) [38 CFR 74.4 (e)] 6%
Legal organization/licensing [38 CFR 74.21(c)(9)] 6%
Managerial experience/critcal license [38 CFR 74.4(b)] 6%
Outside employment impact [38 CFR 74.4(c)(1)] 6%
Community Property 74.3(f) 3%


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