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Apply for the Veterans' State Annuity Benefit

Veterans Services

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Department of Veterans’ Services provide an annuity in the amount of $2000 to 100% service-connected disabled veterans. This annuity is payable biannually on August 1st and February 1st in two installments of $1000 each. It is granted to 100% service-connected disabled veterans, to the surviving parents (Gold Star Parents) and the un-remarried spouses (Gold Star Wives or Husbands) of certain deceased veterans who gave their lives in the service of their country during wartime. Each has a separate application form.

How to Start

Complete and mail application to State Department of Veterans’ Services.


In order to receive the State Annuity you must have a 100% disability rating from the VA.

To complete and application the following documentation is needed:

  • Military Discharge (DD214)
  • VA Disability Decision
  • State Annuity Application
  • W9
  • Direct Deposit information
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