How many years do you have to work to qualify for VA benefits?
Veteran benefits and length of service
|Benefit||Minimum Service Requirement||Period of Service|
|Military health insurance||20 years||Any|
|VA pension||90 days active duty||Before Sept. 7, 1980|
|VA pension||2 years active duty||On or after Sept. 7, 1980|
What are the VA pay dates?
Find the 2021 VA pay schedule for VA disability, education, compensation, pension, and survivor’s benefits that are paid on a monthly basis…
How to do business with Veterans Affairs Canada?
A simple and secure way to do business online with Veterans Affairs Canada. Not sure where to start? Answer a few questions to get a list of benefits and services tailored to you. Benefits and services for members, Veterans and their families every step of the way.
Is the VAC office open to the public?
VAC offices are not open to the public due to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). You can continue to connect with us through My VAC Account secure messaging or by calling 1-866-522-2122. Please visit COVID-19 information and assistance for Veterans or Remembrance activities to learn more about the effect of this pandemic on our services.
Is the Veterans Affairs Office in Toronto closed?
Due to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), you can continue to connect with us through My VAC Account secure messaging or by calling us at 1-866-522-2122. Client and visitor access to our area offices is suspended until further notice. Additionally, all in person Service Canada Centres are temporarily closed to the public until further notice.
Who is eligible for the veterans pension program?
The Veterans Pension program provides monthly payments to wartime Veterans who meet certain age or disability requirements, and who have income and net worth within certain limits. Find out if you’re eligible for this benefit.
Where can I find employment for a veteran?
VETERANS.GOV is designed to be the virtual “first stop” in the employment search process for veterans, transitioning service members, and their spouses — and for employers in the hiring process.
How many veterans work in the federal government?
(See table 2C.) Employed Gulf War-era II veterans were twice as likely to work in the public sector in 2018 as employed nonveterans–26 percent and 13 percent, respectively. Among the employed, 14 percent of Gulf War-era II veterans worked for the federal government, compared with 2 percent of nonveterans.
How old are the unemployed veterans of the US?
–Among the 284,000 unemployed veterans in 2019, 56 percent were ages 25 to 54, 39 percent were age 55 and over, and 5 percent were ages 18 to 24.
Can a weather and safety leave apply to VA employees?
Weather and safety leave will generally not apply to employees who provide critical services because of the need to ensure continuity of essential VA operations. However, in a rare instance, where certain employees who provide critical services