Portland VA Eligibility for VA Home Loan

Portland VA Eligibility for VA Home Loan

Status Veteran  

Qualifying Wartime and Peacetime Periods:  WWII

Qualifying Active Duty Dates:  9/16/1940- 7/25/1947

Minimum Active Duty Service Requirement:  90 total days

 

Qualifying Wartime and Peacetime Periods:  Post-WWII

Qualifying Active Duty Dates:  7/26/1947- 6/26/1950

Minimum Active Duty Service Requirement:  181 continuous days

 

Qualifying Wartime and Peacetime Periods:  Korean War

Qualifying Active Duty Dates:  6/27/1950- 1/31/1955

Minimum Active Duty Service Requirement:  90 total days

 

Qualifying Wartime and Peacetime Periods:  Post-Korean War

Qualifying Active Duty Dates:  2/1/1955- 8/4/1964

Minimum Active Duty Service Requirement:  181 continuous days

 

Qualifying Wartime and Peacetime Periods:  Vietnam War

Qualifying Active Duty Dates:  8/5/1964- 5/7/1975

Minimum Active Duty Service Requirement:  90 total days

  • For Veterans who served in the Republic of Vietnam the begging date is 2/28/1961

 

Qualifying Wartime and Peacetime Periods:  Post-Vietnam War

Qualifying Active Duty Dates:  5/8/1975- 9/7/1980

Minimum Active Duty Service Requirement:  181 continuous days

  • The ending date for officers is 10/17/1981

 

Qualifying Wartime and Peacetime Periods:  24-month rule

Qualifying Active Duty Dates:  9/8/1980- 8/1/1990

Minimum Active Duty Service Requirement:  24 continuous months, OR

  • The full period at least 181 days for which you were call or ordered to active duty.
  • The beginning date for officers is 10/17/1981

 

Qualifying Wartime and Peacetime Periods:  Gulf War

Qualifying Active Duty Dates:  8/2/1990- Present

Minimum Active Duty Service Requirement:  24 continuous months, OR

  • The full period at least 90 days for which you were call or ordered to active duty.

 

Status Currently on Active Duty

Qualifying Wartime and Peacetime Periods:  Any

Qualifying Active Duty Dates:  8/2/1990- Present

Minimum Active Duty Service Requirement:  90 continuous days

 

Status National Guard & Reserve Member 

Qualifying Wartime and Peacetime Periods:  Gulf War

Qualifying Active Duty Dates:  8/2/1990- Present

Minimum Active Duty Service Requirement:  90 days of active service

  • Six years of service in the Selected Reserve or National Guard, AND
  • Were discharged honorably, OR
  • Were placed on the retired list, OR
  • Were transferred to the Standby Reserve or an element of the Ready Reserve other than the selected reserve after service characterized as honorable, OR
  • Continue to the in the Selected Reserve.

 

Contact us today to learn more about VA financing and setting up a custom home search for your next VA home purchase.

Lenders use the VA’s online application to attempt to obtain the COE.  In many cases, a COE can be generated in

seconds.  If not, lenders should select a link to submit an electronic application. This method allows lenders to upload supporting documentation

and submit an application electronically to the Eligibility Center.

 

Veterans may also apply for a COE online at http://www.ebenefits.va.gov.

 

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