Hi Veterans, Brian Reese here, Veteran Benefits expert and founder of VA Claims Insider, and in this post, I’m explaining the 2022 VA disability pay dates in detail.
I also created a free VA pay dates 2022 schedule by Month, Payment Date, and Day of the Week, so you know when to expect your monthly VA disability compensation payment to hit your bank account.
One of the questions I get asked all the time is this:
“Brian, I got my new VA disability rating thanks to you and VA Claims Insider Elite, but I want to know the actual VA pay dates for 2022. Do you know when I will start getting paid?”– Veteran Asks
Awe yes, a great question, and an important one for disabled veterans and their families.
So, let’s dive right into the VA pay schedule for 2022.
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2022 VA Disability Pay Dates: When Does the VA Pay Disability Compensation?
What day of the month does the VA pay disability?
For all VA disability compensation benefits, the actual benefit for a month is paid the first business day of the following month.
However, when the first day of the month falls on a non-business day or a holiday, VA benefits will be paid on the last business day prior to the first of the month.
The January 2022 VA disability compensation payment will be paid on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, which is the first business day of the following month (February), which happens to fall on a Tuesday.
Another example: Your April 2022 VA disability check will be paid on Friday, April 29, 2022, since March 1, 2022 is a Sunday (non-business day).
So, if you’re a disabled veteran, surviving spouse, or family member, I built this 2022 VA pay dates calendar to help you know “when” your monthly tax-free VA compensation payment will be direct deposited into your checking or savings account.
USAA and Navy Federal VA Disability Direct Deposit Dates
Please note that you may get your direct deposit payment sooner depending upon your bank.
USAA and Navy Federal pay dates for 2022 VA disability pay will arrive 1-3 days prior if you’ve set-up direct deposit from the VA.
I use direct deposit for my VA disability compensation payment, which goes directly to my Navy Federal checking account each month, and it usually arrives 1-3 days prior.
For example, the April 2021 VA disability compensation pay date was April 30, 2021, but arrived in my Navy Federal account one day early.
VA Disability Pay Dates 2022 – VA Pay Schedule
|Month||Payment Date||Day of Week|
|January 2022||February 1||Tuesday|
|February 2022||March 1||Tuesday|
|March 2022||April 1||Friday|
|April 2022||April 29||Friday|
|May 2022||June 1||Wednesday|
|June 2022||July 1||Friday|
|July 2022||August 1||Monday|
|August 2022||September 1||Thursday|
|September 2022||September 30||Friday|
|October 2022||November 1||Tuesday|
|November 2022||December 1||Thursday|
|December 2022||December 30||Friday|
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Founder & CEO
Brian Reese is a VA benefits expert, author of the #1 Amazon Bestseller You Deserve It: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Veteran Benefits You’ve Earned, and founder of VA Claims Insider – “The Most Trusted Name in Education-Based Resources for Veterans.”
His frustration with the 8-step VA disability claims process led him to create “VA Claims Insider,” which provides U.S. military veterans with tips, strategies, and lessons learned for successfully submitting or re-submitting a winning VA disability compensation claim.
Brian is also the CEO of Military Disability Made Easy, which is the world’s largest free searchable database for all things related to DoD disability and VA disability claims and has served more than 4,600,000 military members and veterans since its founding in 2013.
His eBook, the “9 Secrets Strategies for Winning Your VA Disability Claim” has been downloaded more than 300,000 times in the past three years and is the #1 rated free VA disability claims guide for veterans.
He is a former active duty Air Force officer with extensive experience leading hundreds of individuals and multi-functional teams in challenging international environments, including a combat tour to Afghanistan in 2011 supporting Operation ENDURING FREEDOM.
Brian is a Distinguished Graduate of Management from the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO and he holds an MBA from Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business, Stillwater, OK, where he was a National Honor Scholar (Top 1% of Graduate School class).