How to Get Your VA C-File
Veterans can obtain their C-Files by requesting a copy from their local VA Regional Office. Veterans submit VA Form 3288. This is a fillable form, Request for and Consent to Release of Information from Individual Records.
Things to Know
- It can take months to receive your C-File
- If you still haven’t received your C-file in a reasonable amount of time you can file a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request.
Note: If a veteran hires an attorney, their attorney will be able to retrieve the C-file faster.