About VA Form 26-1880
- Related to: Family member benefits, Housing assistance, Service member benefits
- Form last updated: March 2023
When to use this form
Use VA Form 26-1880 to apply for a VA home loan Certificate of Eligibility (COE). You’ll need to bring the COE to your lender to prove that you qualify for a VA home loan.
Downloadable PDFDownload VA Form 26-1880 (PDF)
You can submit your request online instead of filling out and sending us the paper form.Go to the online tool
Helpful links related to VA Form 26-1880
Learn how to apply for a VA home loan COE.
To get a VA-backed home loan as the surviving spouse of a Veteran, you’ll need a COE to show your lender that you qualify for this benefit. Find out if you can get a COE.
Learn about benefits for spouses, dependents, and survivors. If you’re caring for a Veteran in your family or shared home, you may also be eligible to receive certain benefits.