About VA Form 21-686c
- Related to: Disability, Family member benefits, Pension
- Form last updated: March 2023
When to use this form
Use VA Form 21-686c to submit a claim for additional benefits for a dependent, or to request to remove a dependent from your benefits.
Downloadable PDFDownload VA Form 21-686c (PDF)
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Related forms and instructions
VA Form 21-674
Form name: Request for Approval of School Attendance
Use this VA form when claiming benefits for a Veteran's child who is at least 18 years old, but under 23, and attending school.Download VA Form 21-674 (PDF)
VA Form 21P-509
Form name: Statement of Dependency of Parent(s)
Use VA form 21P-509 if you’re a Veteran whose parents are dependent on you for support, or you’re the parent of a Veteran who died on active duty or as a result of service-connected injuries or disease.Download VA Form 21P-509 (PDF)
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