Who needs a VA Form 26-1880?
A veteran wanting to obtain a VA guaranteed home loan should complete this Request for a VA Certificate of Eligibility in order to be recognized as an appropriate person for obtaining a loan.
What is VA Form 26-1880 for?
The information in the VA certificate of eligibility form is needed to help the VA administration to determine a veteran’s qualification for a VA guaranteed home loan. A person filing this form may refinance their current VA or non-VA loan in order to pay off the mortgage and/or other liens of record on the home as well just by indicating this issue in the appropriate box of the form.
Is VA Form 26-1880 accompanied by other forms?
In many cases, eligibility can be established based on data in VA systems. However, it is recommended that proof of service be provided, if readily available. Proof of service is required for persons who entered service after September 7, 1980 and were discharged after serving less than 2 years.
If information on all loaned homes does not fit in Item 10 of this form, a separate sheet can be used and attached during the filing.
When is VA 26-1880 form due?
The form may be used at any time when it becomes necessary. No due dates are set for submitting this form. There is a possibility to submit VA form 26-1880 online.
How do I fill out VA Form 26-1880?
A submitter should provide the following information in order to complete the form:
- Identifying Information;
- Information on Military Service;
- Information on Previous VA Loans;
Where do I send VA Form 26-1880?
Once completed and signed by the veteran, this form should be directed to the following address: Atlanta Regional Loan Center, Attn: COE (262), P.O. Box 100034, Decatur, GA 30031. The VA form 26-1880 online version is also available.