Disability pensions and allowances
We may pay you if your service caused or worsened an injury or disease. We calculate disability pensions based on the type of injury or disease you have, and when you served. If you get other money that compensates you, we may pay you less.
Overview of disability pensions and allowances
You may receive these if your service before 1 July 2004 was the cause of your illness or injury
Extreme Disablement Adjustment
A form of disability pension we pay to people 65 or older who have a service related injury
Special and Intermediate rates
We may pay you a higher rate of pension if your injuries stop you from earning a usual working wage
Additional disability pension for specific disabilities
If you have any of these disabilities, we may pay you extra money
Apply for the disability pension under the VEA
Learn how to claim the pension and learn how you can ask us to increase the amount we pay.
Eligibility during and after the Second World War
You can receive benefits under the VEA if you served during these times