How do I access my GI Bill?
You can also apply:
- Call 888-442-4551, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET, to request that we send the application to you.
- Go to a VA regional office and have a VA employee help you.
- You can work with a trained professional called an accredited representative to get help applying for education benefits.
How do I set up my GI Bill?
The first step toward using your GI Bill benefits is to apply for them through the VA online (https://www.va.gov/find-locations/), in person at a regional VA office, or with a VA certifying official at the school of your choice.
What is the website for VA benefits?
VA’s www.va.gov/getstarted page provides two newly updated booklets about VA benefits and services, as well as how to apply for them. Aid and Attendance benefits help cover the cost of in-home care, assisted living or a nursing home.
How do I find out how much GI Bill I have left?
Call the VA toll free at 1-888-442-4551 to speak with a representative. The representative will request your information and will be able to provide details about the benefits remaining on the GI Bill.
How many years of schooling does the GI Bill cover?
Under the Post-9/11 GI Bill, veterans who serve at least 36 months of active duty are eligible for coverage of up to 36 months of college or career training. That’s enough for nine months of education every year for four years. Benefits also include a monthly housing allowance and $1,000 stipend for books and supplies.
How do I find out which GI Bill I have?
To find out what you have, submit VA Form 22-1990 from the eBenefits website. The Certificate of Eligibility you get back would show the months of eligibility and which GI Bill you have, along with your delimitation date when your eligibility would expire.
How do I Check my GI Bill account?
Log in to your account at the eBenefits website using your account credentials. Once you log in, you can view your Post-9/11 and Montgomery GI Bill enrollment information, including benefits and checks issued. Contact the Veterans Affairs office by calling 800-827-1000 to check on your GI Bill payment.
How can I check the status of my GI Bill?
Checks generally take 14 days to arrive once enrollment is verified, while direct deposit generally takes 7 days to receive payment. Call 888-442-4551 and speak to the VA regarding the status of a GI Bill payment. Use the VA’s “Ask a Question” on GIBill2.va.gov to request the status of a GI Bill payment if you would rather use the Internet option.
How much does the GI Bill Pay?
Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) Payment Rates for 2019 Academic Year (August 1, 2020 – July 31, 2021) Reimbursed up to $2,000,00 per test. Entitlement will be charged one month for every $2,099.24 paid to you rounded to the nearest non-zero whole month; this means even low-cost tests are charged one month of entitlement per test.