The Office of Veterans Affairs

How do I start my GI Bill?

  • Chapter 33 (Post 9/11) or Chapter 30 (MGIB) (Copies):
    • DD Form 214- Member 4 copy (military member only)
    • VA Letter (Certificate) of Eligibility
  • Copy of Online VA Form 22-1990 (VONAPP);
  • Copy of VA for 22-1990e (Dependents Ch 33) - www.gibill.va.gov
    • Veterans Certification Request Form & Student Responsibility Statement
  • Chapter 1606 (MGIB-Selected Reserve) or Chapter 1607 (REAP) (Copies):
    • DD Form 214- Member 4 copy
    • VA Letter (Certificate) of Eligibility; Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE) from your home unit Education Service Center; GoAmyed.com (Must also apply online)
    • Veterans Certification Request Form & Student Responsibility Statement

What you need to start Dependents Educational Assistance (DEA)

  • Chapter 35 (DEA) (Copies):
    • VA Letter (Certificate) of Eligibility
    • Veterans Certification Request Form & Student Responsibility Statement

What you need to start Vocational Rehabilitation:

  • Chapter 31 (Vocational Rehabilitation) (Copies):
    • Coordinated with Chapter 31
      (Your Voc Rehab Counselor's Name:________________________)
    • Veterans Certification Request Form & Student Responsibility Statement
  • What you need to start Tuition Assistance
    • Need copy of approved service specific military Tuition Assistance form
    • Veterans Certification Request Form & Student Responsibility Statement
  • What you need to start MYCAA
    • Need copy of Approved MyCAA Financial Assistance memorandum
    • Approved list of courses and costs memorandum from Office of Under Secretary of Defense
    • Veterans Certification Request Form & Student Responsibility Statement