This website is not affiliated with the U.S. government or military.

Is There a Post 9/11 GI Bill Transfer-of-Benefits Exception-to-Policy Waiver I Can Get?


Q: I want to transfer my Post 9/11 GI Bill to my wife. I will have five years in service in February 2012. I have already reenlisted for four more years, is there an Exception to Policy or Waiver available since I have not reached the six year minimum requirement? If not, am I going to have to wait until I reach six years and then reenlist for one year? Does the transfer have to be approved before the start of the class?

A: There isn’t an exception to the six-year rule that I know of, so you will have to wait until February 2013 before you will be able to make a transfer request of Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits to your wife. As you know, you have to have at least four years left on your enlistment at the time you submit your transfer request. Once you have that in place, then you can make a request at the TEB website.

The transfer has to be approved before the start of the class if you want the VA to pay for her tuition and for her to get the book stipend. For the VA to pay, her Certificate of Eligibility and the school’s Certificate of Enrollment have to match up. Her certificate shows how many months of approved eligibility she has. The school’s certificate shows she is enrolled and for how many credits. Without her certificate, she will have to pay tuition.

Assuming she has not received her certificate yet at the start of the semester, she can go back (up to one year) to her approval date and request reimbursement. However, it is “cleaner” and causes less confusion to get her certificate first before enrolling in class.


Privacy Policy | About Us | FAQ | Terms of Service | Disclaimers | Do Not Sell My Personal Information (CA and NV residents)

Copyright © 2020 EducationDynamics. All Rights Reserved.

This is a private website that is not affiliated with the U.S. government, U.S. Armed Forces or Department of Veteran Affairs. U.S. government agencies have not reviewed this information. This site is not connected with any government agency. If you would like to find more information about benefits offered by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, please visit the official U.S. government web site for veterans’ benefits at http://www.va.gov.

The sponsored schools featured on this site do not include all schools that accept GI Bill® funding or VA Benefits. To contact ArmyStudyGuide, email us.

Disclosure: EducationDynamics receives compensation for the featured schools on our websites (see “Sponsored Schools” or “Sponsored Listings” or “Sponsored Results”). So what does this mean for you? Compensation may impact where the Sponsored Schools appear on our websites, including whether they appear as a match through our education matching services tool, the order in which they appear in a listing, and/or their ranking. Our websites do not provide, nor are they intended to provide, a comprehensive list of all schools (a) in the United States (b) located in a specific geographic area or (c) that offer a particular program of study. By providing information or agreeing to be contacted by a Sponsored School, you are in no way obligated to apply to or enroll with the school.

This is an offer for educational opportunities that may lead to employment and not an offer for nor a guarantee of employment. Students should consult with a representative from the school they select to learn more about career opportunities in that field. Program outcomes vary according to each institution’s specific program curriculum. Financial aid may be available to those who qualify. The financial aid information on this site is for informational and research purposes only and is not an assurance of financial aid.

Enter to Win $1,000 for College From Lending Tree. Deadline to Enter January 31, 2022.

X

FINAL Countdown! Urban Outfitters $20,000 Scholarship Giveaway, Deadline October 16, 2021

X