Re-submit the same info?

Discussion in 'How to Apply Questions' started by Maven, May 12, 2017.

  1. Maven

    Maven Jr. Member

    If a surviving spouse is approved and currently receiving death pension at one tier, must the veterans death certificate be resubmitted when applying for the same pension at a higher tier?

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  2. Matt375

    Matt375 Jr. Member

    If you are receiving the basic pension and are now applying for the Aid & Attendance portion, it shouldn't be needed, but to avoid any confusion from the VA I always send another copy to them. Additionally, it does not need to be an original a photocopy works fine.
     
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  3. Maven

    Maven Jr. Member

    Would the photocopy need to be a certified copy? We submitted a certified copy with the original application.

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  4. Matt375

    Matt375 Jr. Member

    No it does not have to be. It's preferable but not 100% needed.
     

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