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VA Education Benefits

Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment

VA has benefits and services for Veterans who are unemployed, looking for work, or in need of training or education to qualify for a suitable job. As well as, Veterans with a service-connected disability who previously completed a VA vocational rehabilitation program and have exhausted their initial claim for unemployment benefits may qualify for another 12 months of VA vocational rehabilitation benefits. This program is also commonly known as Chapter 31.

  • A veteran can apply for Ch. 31 if they are at least 10% disabled
  • Veterans apply for Ch. 31 and meet with a Vocational Rehabilitation counselor
  • Please apply for Ch. 31 online through VONAPP. For help, assistance, or questions concerning Vocational Rehabilitation please contact:

    • Fort Worth Office:
      Telephone: (817) 534-3563
      Address: Dept. of Veterans Affairs
      1200 Circle Dr., Suite 400
      Fort Worth, TX 76119
    • Dallas Office:
      Telephone: (214) 857-4216/4207
      Address: Dept. of Veterans Affairs
      VAMC – Bldg. 2, Room 1E307, VR&E (28)
      4500 Lancaster Rd.
      Dallas, TX 75216
  • For more information: http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/

1905s for Tuition and Fees may be submitted by Fax: 817.272.7013 or Email: va@uta.edu please include your UTA Maverick ID

1905s for required books and supplies must be submitted directly to the UTA Campus Follett Bookstore with the following name and address information in box 8:

Follett Bookstore #812

UT Arlington

400 Spaniolo Dr

Arlington, TX 76016

INITIAL CERTIFICATION

Step 1

Submit the required documents to the UTA VA Office:

  • VA Form 22-1905 from Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Counselor for each semester in which the benefit is being requested.

Step 2

Complete UTA's Certify Online Form EACH semester by the deadline.

RENEWAL CERTIFICATION - required EACH semester:

Step 1

Submit VA Form 22-1905 from Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Counselor for each semester in which the benefit is being requested.

Step 2

Complete UTA's Certify Online Form EACH semester by the deadline. Deadlines are available on the VA Home Page.

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