Change your VA direct deposit information
Change your VA direct deposit information for disability compensation, pension benefits, or education benefits online.
How can I change my VA direct deposit information online?
This depends on the type of benefits you're receiving. You can change your information for disability compensation and pension benefits by updating your VA.gov profile. To change your information for GI Bill and other education benefits, you'll need to sign in to eBenefits.
Disability compensation and pension benefit payments
We're testing out the direct deposit feature on VA.gov
We're in the process of bringing direct deposit to VA.gov. This feature isn't available to everyone right now. If you see the direct deposit feature in your profile, you can update your direct deposit information from there. If you don’t see this feature in your profile, please go to eBenefits and sign in to change your direct deposit information.
Note: You’ll need your bank’s routing number as well as your account number.
To cancel your direct deposit payments, switch from paper checks to direct deposit, or change the address on your paper checks
You’ll need to sign in to eBenefits to change your VA direct deposit and contact information online.
To use this feature, you'll need a Premium DS Logon account. Your My HealtheVet or ID.me credentials won’t work on the eBenefits website. Go to eBenefits to sign in, register, or upgrade your DS Logon account to Premium.
Go to eBenefits to change your information
Note: You'll need your bank's name, address, phone number, and routing number as well as your account number.
Are there other ways to change my VA direct deposit or contact information?
Yes. You can change your information by mail or phone.
Fill out a VA Direct Deposit Enrollment (VA Form 24-0296).
Download VA Form 24-0296 (PDF)
Mail the completed form to:
Department of Veterans Affairs
125 S. Main Street, Suite B
Muskogee, OK 74401-7004
We’re here Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET.
Change your address through your VA.gov profile
You can sign in to VA.gov and change your address or other contact information in your VA.gov profile. This will update your information across disability compensation, pension benefits, claims and appeals, Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (VR&E), and VA health care.
Should I contact VA if I have other changes to my information?
Yes. It’s important to update your information with us if you change your marital status, have a baby, adopt a child, or experience any other life change that could affect your rating or payment.
If you move or change your mailing address
Make sure to update your contact information so we send information about your benefits and services as well as any prescriptions, lab test results, or appointment reminders you may need to the right location.
You can change your address and other contact information in your VA.gov profile. This will update your contact information across disability compensation, pension benefits, claims and appeals, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E), and VA health care.
Find out how to change your address on file with VA
If you have a disability rating of 30% or higher
You may be able to add eligible dependents to your VA disability compensation to get a higher payment (also called a “benefit rate”).
Find out how to add eligible dependents
If your disability gets worse
You can file a claim for an increase in benefits.
File for a VA disability increase