Veterans Application Process

Application for VA education benefits for Chapter 30, 31, 33, 35, 1606, 1607 for first time applicants.

  • Go to benefits.va.gov/gibill/
  • Click on Apply for Benefits.
  • Then click on Apply Online.
  • Next click on Launch VONAPP (Veterans Online Application) and Apply for Benefits.
  • The VONAPP will appear in a new window.
  • ClickStart VONAPP.
  • You will need to create a login and password; then log in and complete the application.
  • Be sure to save or your data will be lost.
  • Submit the online application.

There will be a processing time of up to three months. You should receive a Certificate of Eligibility within that time. If you have not, contact the VA directly at 888-442-4551.

Application for VA education benefits for those who HAVE used their benefits before.

  • Chapters 30, 33, 1606, and 1607 require a VA form 22-1995. Those who are Chapter 35 require VA form 22-5495.
  • Both forms are available from either your previous school's VA Office, or from CF Veterans Services.

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