Protecting Veteran Privacy

Identity Theft Helpline 1-855-578-5492, Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET

Information about how you can report suspected VA privacy violations to your VACO, VHA, VBA and NCA Privacy Officer.

Information about how Veterans can report suspected identity theft and healthcare and benefits fraud.

Up-to-date privacy risk assessments of VA technology, systems, and programs.

An up-to-date list of published VA Privacy Act Systems of Records, including those prior to 1995.

Request access or changes to VA records that contain your personal information.

Up-to-date listing of all VA computer matching agreements posted in the Federal Register.

Request non-personal VA records. To request personal records, make a Privacy Act Request.

Up-to-date listing of VA Privacy Policies, Procedures, and Regulations.

Latest VA privacy reports to Congress and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

Up-to-date list of VA exemptions to Privacy Act requirements.

On-demand event videos and resource guides; VA Privacy fact sheets for downloading.

Answers to Veteran’s questions about their personal sensitive data stored at VA.

Recent News and Events

  • Slam the Scam: Phone Held in Hand with Message Alert

    As part of our ongoing commitment to the digital well-being of our Veterans, Digital VA is pleased to present “National Slam the Scam Day”. A call to action for both individuals and communities. Veterans are often targeted by scammers due to a steady source of income, access to benefits, and a trusting nature.  It is the VA’s job to equip Veterans with resources to protect themselves.

  • A credit card information being typed and sent in a text message

    In an era where technology plays a crucial role in our lives, it is essential to equip Veterans with the knowledge and tools to navigate the digital landscape safely.

  • An overview of a laptop user's wallet being stolen

    In observance of Identity Theft Awareness Week, Jan. 29 – Feb. 2, 2024, VA provides you and your loved ones information on how to safeguard your identity, keeping your VA benefits safe.

  • Senior Agency Official for Privacy: Mr. Kurt DelBene

  • For more information about VA Privacy Policies, call VA Privacy Service at 202-273-5070,
    Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET
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