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View Your VA Payment History

Find out how to view your payment history for VA benefits.

What payment information can I view when I sign in?

If you’re a Veteran, you’ll see a history of your past payments for:

  • Disability compensation
  • Pension benefits
  • Education benefits

If you’re the survivor of a Veteran or Servicemember, you’ll see a history of your past payments for:

  • Survivors pension benefits
  • Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance (Chapter 35 benefits)
  • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)

When to Expect Payments

When will I get my first disability compensation payment?

If your decision notice shows at least a 10% disability rating, you’ll get your first payment within 15 days.

If you don’t get a payment within 15 days, please call the Veterans Help Line at 1-800-827-1000 (TTY: 1-800-829-4833). We’re here Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (ET).

How to Change Your Information

What should I do if I need to change my direct deposit or contact information?

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 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.

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