VA will pay up to $1,500. If the veteran is buried in a VA national cemetery, some or all of the cost of transporting the deceased may be reimbursed.
VA will pay up to $300 toward burial and funeral expenses and a $300 plot-interment allowance.
How Can You Apply?
You can apply by filling out VA Form 21-530, Application for Burial Benefits. You may download the form at http://www.va.gov/vaforms/
What Is DIC?
DIC is a monthly benefit paid to eligible survivors.
Claimants should complete VA Form 21-534 Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child.
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