VA Pension Eligibility Calculator

This calculator is intended for educational and illustrative purposes only.

The results of this calculator should not be relied upon to determine VA Pension eligibility or award amounts, only the Veterans Benefits Administration can make those determinations. You should use conduct your own due diligence is you believe you or another person may be eligible for VA Pension Benefits. More information can be found about the VA Pension by visiting

This calculator does have known limitations.

  1. The rates are specific to 2024
  2. Housebound rates are not reflected.
  3. Rates for two veterans together are not reflected.
  4. There is a presumption that at least one of these is true:

What is your military discharge status?

If you are eligible for VA Pension benefits you should initiate and intent to file with the VA. Below is the form you need to complete and have submitted to secure backpay for the applicaiton processing period.

The source of this document is: Veteran Affairs