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Download VA benefit letters

To receive some benefits, Veterans need a letter proving their status. Access and download your VA Benefit Summary Letter (sometimes called a VA award letter) and other benefit letters and documents online.

Get your VA letters online

What types of VA letters can I download using this tool?

You can download a variety of VA letters that include information about your benefits and service history.

How do I download a VA letter?

Before you download your VA letter, we’ll ask you to review the address we have on file for you.

This address will be listed on your letter. If this address isn’t correct, you can update it. But your letter will still be valid even with the incorrect address.

Note: To download a letter, you’ll need the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader. It’s free to download.

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What if I want to download a letter or document that isn’t available from this tool?

Right now, you can only download the VA letters you see listed when you sign in above.

Use these links to get access to other common VA letters and documents you may be eligible for:

Download your VA education letters

Read and print your Post-9/11 GI Bill statement of benefits

Request a Certificate of Eligibility for home loan benefits

Request a copy of your discharge or separation papers (DD214)

What if I have trouble downloading a VA letter?

Call our MyVA411 main information line at 800-698-2411 (TTY: 711).