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Applying for VGLI FAQ

Published 08/10/2012 03:07 PM   |    Updated 12/19/2012 03:14 PM

Who Is Eligible for VGLI?

You are eligible for VGLI if you are:

  • An SGLI insured who is being released from active duty or active duty for training under a call or order to duty that does not specify a period of less than 31 days, or
  • A member of the Ready Reserves insured under SGLI who is being separated or released from drilling assignment, or
  • A member assigned to the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) or to the Inactive National Guard (ING) of a branch of service, or
  • A member of the Public Health Service (PHS) or Inactive Reserve Corps (IRC), or
A member who had part-time SGLI and who, while performing duty (or traveling directly to or from duty), suffered an injury or disability which renders him/her uninsurable at standard premium rates.