Appeal a decision
If you disagree with the outcome of a review of decision you can appeal to the Veterans' Entitlement Appeal Board.
How to appeal a decision
You must submit an application to appeal within 6 months of the review decision.
To submit an application to appeal:
- Download the Review of Decision application form.
- Send the application form and any supporting information to us.
Appeal Against Review Decision application form [PDF, 397 KB]
What happens next
Your appeal is handled by the Veterans’ Entitlements Appeal Board.
More about the Veterans’ Entitlements Appeal Board
You can attend the appeal hearing — either in person or by video/teleconference.
We'll pay the cost of travel for you to attend the hearing, as long as the travel is within NZ and is reasonable.
You can also have a representative at the hearing. This must be agreed to by the appeal board in advance. We can't cover any costs for a representative to attend.
If you still disagree
If you disagree with the outcome you can appeal to the High Court of New Zealand.