COEs and DD214s
In order to qualify for a VA-backed loan you must first obtain a Certificate of Eligibility (COE). For certain Veterans and Servicemembers DD Form 214 must be completed. This document can be obtained at the website for the Department of Veteran Affairs located here: http://www.benefits.va.gov/HOMELOANS/purchaseco_certificate.asp.
Alternately, Security America Mortgage is also happy to assist you in obtaining your Certificate of Eligibility and completing your DD Form 214. Since we have access to the Web LGY system we are able to establish eligibility and issue an online COE in a matter of seconds. To get started, complete the form to the right and a VA Loan Expert will contact you shortly to start the process of completing your DD Form 214.
According to the VA, those identified below are required to complete DD Form 214:
- If you are a Veteran, a DD Form 214 is required. Security America Mortgage is also happy to assist Veterans complete DD For 214 correctly so the application is not rejected.
- If you are a Current or former National Guard or Reserve member who has been activated Federal active service, a DD Form 214 is required. Security America Mortgage is also happy to assist in helping you complete DD Form 214 correctly so the application is not rejected.
- If you are a Discharged member of the Select Reserve who has never been activated for Federal active service a copy off your latest annual retirement points statement and evidence of honorable service.
- If you are a Surviving spouse of a Veteran who died as a result of military service and if you’re already receiving Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC), a copy of your award letter is required. Generally, you will already have a record on file at a VA reginal benefits office. If you don’t receive Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC), a copy of the Veterans DD Form 214 is required along with a copy of the Veterans death certificate and a copy of your marriage certificate is required. The VA recommends that you add a simple signed statement saying that you would like to apply for DIC. If you qualify for the home loan benefit, you probably qualify for the monthly payments under DIC. Also ensure that you put the Veterans Social Security number on all documents.