Annual Certification of Veteran Status and Veteran-Relatives (VA Form 20-0344)

ICR 202009-2900-016

OMB: 2900-0654

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2900-0654 202009-2900-016
Received in OIRA 201709-2900-011
Annual Certification of Veteran Status and Veteran-Relatives (VA Form 20-0344)
Reinstatement without change of a previously approved collection   No
Regular 05/13/2021
  Requested Previously Approved
36 Months From Approved
14,000 0
5,834 0
0 0

VA Form 20-0344 is necessary to ensure that benefit records of employees and employees’ relatives are properly maintained in accordance with VA policy. Without the information provided on this form, VA would be unable to determine which benefit records require special handling to guard against fraud, conflict of interest, improper influence etc. by VA and non-VA employees.

US Code: 5 USC 552a (e) (10) Name of Law: Records maintained on individuals

Not associated with rulemaking

  86 FR 4995 03/10/2021
86 FR 26257 05/13/2021

IC Title Form No. Form Name
Annual Certification of Veteran Status and Veteran-Relatives (VA Form 20-0344) VA Form 20-0344 Annual Certification of Veteran Status & Veteran-Relatives

  Total Request Previously Approved Change Due to New Statute Change Due to Agency Discretion Change Due to Adjustment in Estimate Change Due to Potential Violation of the PRA
Annual Number of Responses 14,000 0 0 0 0 14,000
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 5,834 0 0 0 0 5,834
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 0 0 0 0 0 0

Maribel Aponte 202 266-4688 [email protected]


On behalf of this Federal agency, I certify that the collection of information encompassed by this request complies with 5 CFR 1320.9 and the related provisions of 5 CFR 1320.8(b)(3).
The following is a summary of the topics, regarding the proposed collection of information, that the certification covers:
    (i) Why the information is being collected;
    (ii) Use of information;
    (iii) Burden estimate;
    (iv) Nature of response (voluntary, required for a benefit, or mandatory);
    (v) Nature and extent of confidentiality; and
    (vi) Need to display currently valid OMB control number;
If you are unable to certify compliance with any of these provisions, identify the item by leaving the box unchecked and explain the reason in the Supporting Statement.

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