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Process Foreign Medical Claim

Published 07/13/2004 08:14 AM   |    Updated 11/16/2018 08:47 AM

How do I get a Foreign Medical Claim processed?

Please contact the nearest US Embassy and ask them for a list of Doctors who are available to conduct physical examinations needed by VA.

  • If the examination is in a foreign language, VA will get it translated when it is received.

Once you are found to have a service-connected disability, there is a program called Foreign Medical Program (FMP) designed for US Veterans residing outside the US. Under FMP, VA assumes payment responsibility for certain services that are associated with service-connected conditions.

For more information (including contact information) about the Foreign Medical Program, please visit our Foreign Medical Program (FMP) website.