The veteran applies for hearing loss using either the Disablement Pension Application form or the Veteran Support application form.
If they served before 1 April 1974 or in Viet Nam:
Disablement Pension application form
If they served after 31 March 1974:
Veteran Support application form
This application may be just for hearing loss or may include other issues.
A veteran can request assistance from family or their audiologist to fill in the form.
The veteran needs to satisfy the requirements for:
- Hearing loss or tinnitus.
This can be either a suitable audiogram or their GP’s attestation that the veteran has a hearing loss.
Qualifying service explained