1.15. VA Form 21-0966 - Intent to File a VA Claim
This Form Is Used to Notify VA of Your Intent to File for the Compensation, Pension, Survivors Pension, and DIC Benefit(s). The Intent to File a claim process allows applicants additional time to gather all of the information and evidence needed to support their claim(s).
Intent to File replaces an informal claim.
38 CFR §3.155
Effective- August 2018