As a Veteran who may be planning to file or has recently filed a VA compensation or pension claim, we know that you may have questions about the claim process and what to expect. After you submit your claim, an important part of the claim decision process may include a VA claim exam, also known as a compensation and pension (C&P) exam. We’ve created some useful resources to help you know what’s next in the claim process and what to expect during a VA claim exam. Check out and share this helpful information.
This factsheet provides a quick guide on the VA claim exam process, and what you can expect during and after your exam.
This tips sheet offers Veterans helpful information to make the VA claim exam process easier and less stressful if you need to attend a VA claim exam.
This document provides important answers to frequently asked questions about the VA claim exam process.
This document provides a quick, step-by-step overview of the VA claim process and the VA claim exam.
This document explains the process for mental health claim exams, including how mental health conditions are evaluated by VA for compensation claims.
This document provides an overview of the Review Exam process, including what a review exam is, why it may be requested, and why it’s important to attend.
Have questions about what to expect during your specific claim exam? This brief video series walks through what may happen during your exam based on your claimed condition(s).
Click here to see what to expect during exams for the most common disability claims.
If you don’t know which disability category your condition falls under, check the Disability Benefits Questionnaire (DBQ) form list.
Don’t see a video on your claimed condition yet? Check back soon! This playlist is continually being updated.
Visit our Compensation page for more important information on VA claims.