VA Mortgage Documents Checklist

In addition to your DD214 or Statement of Service and your Certificate of Eligibility, your lender will require several personal documents in order to process and underwrite your VAMortgage . Typically these include the following personal documents for all borrowers:

  • W-2 Statements for the past two years from all employers
  • Most recent pay stubs or LES covering one full month
  • Most recent bank and asset statements covering two full months
  • Copy of your drivers license or military ID and social security card

Other required items, if applicable to your personal situation, will include the following:

  • 1099’s for retirement income and a recent retirement statement
  • Social Security Awards Letter or current statement
  • Child support orders and/or divorce decree to document child support or alimony received
  • All schedules and discharge paperwork for any bankruptcies filed in the past 7 years

Every Veteran borrower is unique and may require additional documentation specific to their situations. The best thing to do is to fill out the Pre-Qualification Form, and a VA Specialist will contact you to pre-qualify you.  They will be able to provide you with a documents checklist specific to you and your individual profile. is not a government agency website or affiliated with the Department of Veterans Affairs. has relationships with VA Loan Specialists who work for VA approved lenders. may share your information with these trusted affiliates in order to assist you.