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Life Insurance

Additional VA Life Insurance Program Descriptions


VA provides the following life insurance options for Servicemembers and Veterans. The four programs listed are closed to new policies. Click on any program title for a brief background description.

Insurance Program Veterans Insured Years Issued
United States Government Life Insurance WWI 1919 to 1951
National Service Life Insurance WWII 1940 to 1951
Veterans' Special Life Insurance Korean War 1951 to 1956
Veterans' Reopened Insurance Disabled WWII and Korean War 1965 to 1966

Mandatory Electronic Payment Requirement

Beginning March 1, 2013, the Department of the Treasury has mandated that all payments must be made via Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) and not by paper check. Learn More about Electronic Payments