Can I Transfer My GI Bill Benefits to My Wife?

Great news here, on August 1, 2009 the Department of Defense began permitting eligible Armed Forces member’s (active duty or Selected Reserve, officer or enlisted) to transfer their remaining GI Bill Benefits to their wife or children. 

How Do I Transfer my GI Bill Benefits to My Wife? 

You can transfer your benefits to your wife or children can by submitting a Transferability of Education Benefits form.

Can I Revoke My Ex-Wife’s GI Bill Benefits?

While these circumstances are unfortunate, transferred benefits can be revoked or adjusted at any time and includes all dependents such as a husband or child currently receiving GI Bill Benefits.

How Do I Revoke My Ex-Wife’s GI Bill Benefits?

To revoke benefits to your wife contact the Department of Veteran Affairs.  If you simply wish to adjust the number months provided to your wife or child you can do so by re-submitting the TEB form with the adjusted number of months.

Many conditions apply to determine eligibility and are covered here: Post-9/11 GI Bill Transferability.
 
Video on transferability eligibility: Focuses on how service members can transfer benefits to their dependents, spouse or children.
 


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