There are two overseas intake sites that allow Service members to file Benefits Delivery at Discharge claims: Landstuhl, Germany and Yongsan, Korea. The Germany BDD site also offers claims services for those in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. The Korea BDD site is also able to accept claims from Japan, Okinawa and other Asia/Pacific locations OCONUS, via eBenefits.
To have your VA disability exam completed at an Overseas Intake Site, you must:
You can contact the Benefits Delivery at Discharge office in Landstuhl:
You do not need to have an appointment when visiting or submitting your claim to the Benefits Delivery at Discharge office.
You can contact the Benefits Delivery at Discharge office in Yongsan:
If you are stationed outside of the Kaiserslautern Military Community, you may be able participate in the BDD program. Please contact the Germany BDD office for details.
Service members with 89 days to 1 day remaining on active duty do not meet the requirements to file a Benefits Delivery at Discharge claim. You can file your claim prior to discharge under the Fully Developed Claim program, the standard VA claims process, or any other qualifying VA claims process. We encourage you to work with an accredited representative who can assist you with the claims process.
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Last updated March 9, 2018