Welcome to the Veterans’ Review Board

We are a specialist tribunal that delivers justice to veterans, current serving members and their families. We take a fresh look at decisions about veterans’ entitlements and compensation and, as independent decision-makers, we can assist in resolving disputes fairly, justly, informally, economically and quickly.

News and Events

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Veterans and current serving members can now resolve their applications online using the VRB’s Online Dispute Resolution Service

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These forums provide an opportunity for information exchange and discussion about developments at the VRB.

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In an effort to implement social distancing measures in response to the COVID19 situation, the VRB has moved to conduct hearings online or by phone.

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Getting started

You can apply for a review by the VRB. There is no cost to apply. Before you begin, there are a number of things you should know.

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What decisions can we review?

We can only hear cases where the law gives us this authority. Read about the types of decisions that we most commonly review

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Steps to resolve your case

Each case is different and we will work with you to find the best way to resolve your application. There are a number of different options for resolving applications and you can read more about them on this page

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Frequently Asked Questions

Take a look through some of our more frequently asked questions about the VRB, our services and our processes.

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Vulnerable Veteran Protocol

This protocol addresses the needs of those veterans and current serving members who face particular difficulties in the review process.

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Information and Resources

We strongly encourage veterans to seek a representative for their applications for review. This page contains useful information for advocates appearing at the VRB.

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