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Managing your VA.gov profile

Your VA.gov profile has your contact, personal, and military information. Keep reading to find out how to keep your profile up to date.

How do I find my VA.gov profile?

If you’re signed in to VA.gov, your name will be at the top of any VA.gov webpage. Click or tap on your name and select Profile from the drop-down menu.

What if I need to change my personal information on VA.gov?

You can change your address, phone number, or email address online from your VA.gov profile. Use the edit button that’s next to the information you want to change.

Please note: If you change your address in your VA.gov profile, you may still need to contact some benefits offices directly to make sure they have your current information on file.

Learn more about how to change your address on file with VA

You can’t change your name or date of birth online. The way you update this information depends on whether you’re enrolled in VA health care.

If you’re enrolled in VA health care, contact your nearest VA medical center

If you’re not enrolled in VA health care, contact your nearest VA regional office

What if my military information is wrong in my VA.gov profile?

You’ll need to get help changing this information in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS). You can’t directly update the military service information in your VA.gov profile. Please contact the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC), and they'll work with you to get it updated. 

You can call the DMDC at 800-538-9552. They're open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET (closed on federal holidays). If you have hearing loss, call TTY: 866-363-2883.

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