For direct online access to VA benefits and resources, create an account here.

If you’re a military veteran (or, in some cases, a dependent of a military veteran) and you suffer from illnesses or injuries that either began while you were serving — or got worse since — you should check the list below. If proven (after applying here) these conditions can get you either benefits (health care) or compensation (payments) through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

– chronic back pain

– breathing problems

– hearing loss

– scar tissue

– problems moving your body, range of motion

– ulcers

– cancers caused by contact with toxic chemicals

– traumatic brain injury (TBI)


– depression

– anxiety

For more information, and for a more in-depth list (and for special claims, POWs, appeals), click here.

After you’ve entered your disability claim, you can check on its status by clicking here.