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Get more information on the Veterans Benefits Banking Program
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Life Insurance

Apply for VGLI/Convert SGLI to VGLI

Why choose VGLI? - follow this link to watch an informational video about VGLI.

How to Apply for VGLI

If you are an eligible Servicemember or Veteran, you may:

  • Apply for VGLI Online
    You can apply for VGLI online. The online application will walk you through each step of the application process. OSGLI will instantly evaluate your application and let you know if your coverage is approved or if your application needs further review. Follow this link to apply for VGLI online.

When to Apply for VGLI

You must apply within one year and 120 days from discharge. However, Veterans who submit their application within 240 days of discharge do not need to submit evidence of good health. Veterans who apply after the 240-day period must submit evidence of good health. If you have medical conditions that may make you uninsurable, you should protect yourself and apply within 240 days from separation because there is no health review during this period. Follow this link to learn more about medical conditions that may make you uninsurable.