Compensation & Pension (C&P) Exams

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.

Want to Know What's Next in the claim process and what to expect during a VA claim exam?  Visit Veterans Benefit Administration's YouTube channel for VA Claims Exams and review the fact sheets below.  Check out and share this helpful information.

 VA Claim Exam Fact Sheet

This factsheet provides a quick guide on the VA claim exam process, and what you can expect during and after your exam.

VA Claim Exam Tips

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.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

This document provides important answers to frequently asked questions about the VA claim exam process.

VA Claim Process Step-by-Step

This document provides a quick, step-by-step overview of the VA claim process and the VA claim exam.

Mental Health Exam Fact Sheet

This factsheet explains the process for mental health claim exams, including how mental health conditions are evaluated by VA for compensation claims.

Understanding Review Examinations Fact Sheet

This factsheet 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.

Additional Resources

VA Compensation Rates

Disability Benefit Questionnaire (DBQ) Form List

VA Compensation & Pension (C&P) Exam Page

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