people discussing disability benefits questionnaire

Download Disability Benefits Questionnaire (DBQ) | 2023

Find the appropriate Disability Benefits Questionnaire (DBQ) for your condition. The Disability Benefits Questionnaires (DBQs) on this page are public disability benefits questionnaires authorized for release by the VA.

You will want to review your medical evidence to ensure you are investigating the correct DBQ for your condition.

There are useful articles in VA Education Claims Blog that will assist in understanding how to read the DBQs. These articles include:


This page highlights the importance of the VA Disability Benefits Questionnaire (DBQ) for veterans seeking compensation for service-related disabilities. The page DBQs such as: cardio heart conditions, shoulder and arm conditions, and Parkinson’s disease. By having a medical professional complete these forms, veterans can provide valuable information about their conditions to the VA, which can help them receive the VA disability compensation benefits they are entitled to.

Accuracy and completeness when filling out these forms is essential, as any mistakes or omissions can result in denied claims or reduced compensation.

If you are looking for a qualified medical professional to fill out these forms, you can reach out to KDVMA for completion of the forms on this page.

Don't know which DBQ to view?

Once you find the particular system that meets your criteria for your VA Claim, you can view the Disability Benefits Questionnaires by clicking the button. These DBQs can be used by your doctor or nexus letter doctor to establish rating criteria, but to get a service-connection, it is always better to get a nexus letter.

What tools do I need to download and read a disability benefits questionnaire?

To view your VA DBQ forms, you need a pdf reader. You must either have browser support to open the files, or you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you need Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can download it using the below link:

Get Acrobat Reader for free from Adobedownload

If you don’t know which VA disability benefits questionnaire should be used, please reach out to us.

More information will be available on how to find the appropriate DBQ for your condition so you can use this to study for your VA disability claims.

SMC-K Oriented DBQs

DBQ Gynecological Conditions

DBQ Male Reproductive System Conditions

Common DBQ Requests

VA Shoulder DBQ

DBQ For Fibromyalgia

Disability Benefits Questionnaires