The process can vary between lenders and be dependent on how quickly the home buyer can provide the lender proper documentation required.  As a rule of thumb, it is generally a good idea to give yourself 30 days from the time the home purchase contract is signed until the scheduled closing date. 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.