Step 1 - Get an Application Form
The first step to apply for disability benefits through Veterans Affairs Canada, is to fill out the proper application form. You can get one through any of the following:
- Print an Application Package
- Using My VAC Account
If you are registered for My VAC Account, you can submit your application for disability benefits online. My VAC Account offers a guided web form that makes applying for disability benefits easier. If you aren't registered, you can register now.
- By visiting one of our Area Offices or Service Canada Centres
To find the office nearest you, view our map. Staff can work with you to help you prepare your application and to identify where you can get the information you need to support your application.
- Calling Us
If you prefer to speak with someone over the phone, call us at 1-866-522-2122 and we will mail you an application package.
- Contacting a Service Officer
Service Officers with The Royal Canadian Legion or War Amps of Canada can also assist you with every aspect of your application, including helping you get all of the information you need to support your application such as service records and medical documents. Their assistance is free of charge.
Steps to apply for benefits
- Career Impact Allowance
- Disability Benefits
- Disability Pension
- Disability Award
- Exceptional Incapacity Allowance
- Related Allowances
- Applying for Benefits
- How Benefits are Determined
- Who Can Help?
- Reviews and Appeals
- Frequently Asked Questions
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