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By Phone:        1-800-923-8387 (Monday-Friday between 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Eastern)

By Mail:            Board of Veterans’ Appeals

                           P.O. Box 27063

                          Washington, DC 20038

By Fax:             (202) 495-6803

By E-mail:        For a status report on your claim before the Board click Ask a QuestionIn your email please be sure to include your name, file number and specific request.  PLEASE NOTE that we respond to every e-mail and e-mails are answered in the order in which they are received.  We may request verifying information to protect the privacy of our Veterans. 

NOTE:              If your claim is not before the Board, please contact your local Regional Office (RO).

 

Helpful Information

  • Currently, the Board is generally distributing cases to Veterans Law Judges for adjudication with docket dates up to March 2013.  
  • Once Board issues a decision  (including a remand), we no longer have the authority to act on the appeal.  Contact AMC via email at dir.vbaamc@va.gov or call 1-800-827-1000, your RO or your representative (if you have one to advocate on your behalf).  If your residence is in a foreign country, contact the VBA Foreign Service Program.
  • If you would like to have a hearing before a VLJ, consider requesting a video hearing. Please keep in mind that a Board hearing is entirely optional, and it is not necessary for you to have a hearing for the Board to decide your appeal. Hearings often increase wait time for a Board decision.
  • If you are seeking legal assistance with a claim, contact your local RO for a  list of Veterans Service Organizations in your area.
  • If you are seeking information about an upgrade or review of your discharge, complete the application form at Military Discharge Upgrade (DD Form 293).
  • If you are seeking a medal upgrade, contact the appropriate military department Public Affairs Office.

     

     

     

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