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Pittsburg VA Regional Office – Status of Operations Update

The Pittsburgh Regional Office remains closed to the public.   Veterans can continue to get information about benefits or file a claim for benefits by visiting our website at www.va.gov. Veterans with claims specific or other questions may request information via Inquiry Routing & Information System (IRIS) or telephone at 1-800-827-1000.

We are maintaining all other business operations.  Monthly benefit payments will continue uninterrupted.  Please check our website for future updates.

Pittsburgh RO’s website

If you have claims related documentation to submit, we encourage you to utilizewww.va.gov  or fax to 844-531-7818.

COMPENSATION & PENSION EXAMS

  • Due to COVID-19, there are instances when claimants are asking to cancel or postpone scheduling their examination appointments because of social distancing practices. VA will not deny a claim solely for a failure to report for an exam at this time.
  • Please also notify VA either via phone (800-827-1000) or IRIS if you are unable to attend your examination at this time.

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION & EMPLOYMENT SERVICES (VR&E)

  • VR&E counselors will be reaching out to establish a plan to maintain communication throughout this period and ensure there are no lapses in VR&E services or any negative impact on the processing of your claim.

Please continue to check www.va.gov for updates. You also may follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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