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Congress passes PACT Act, toxin exposure legislation. For more information regarding PACT and your benefits CLICK HERE.

South Carolina Veterans, please take a minute to fill out the 2022 Veteran Needs Assessment Survey to assist us in better aligning programs and referrals to your needs. CLICK HERE to take the survey.

Claims Assistance

Contacting us during COVID-19

The Columbia VA Regional Office is closed to the public due to COVID-19, but we are still here to help should you need assistance!

A Public Contact Team representative is just an email or telephone call away.

Call us at (803) 647-2488, or email VetAsst.VBACMS@va.gov, and provide your:

  • Name
  • Contact information and,
  • Best time of day for contact between 8:00am and 4:00pm

Then, a VA representative will call or email you back within 24 hours to assist!


You can also request a "Virtual Face-to-Face" meeting with a VA representative by sending an email to VetAsst.VBACMS@va.gov and providing your:

  • Name
  • Contact information and,
  • Best time of day for contact between 8:00am and 4:00pm

A VA Representative will email you back within 24 hours to set-up a video chat!
Outside of regular hours you may also apply for benefits online through va.gov, emailing the VA or calling the VA National Call Center at 1-800-827-1000.


Access and Manage Your VA Benefits and Health Care