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Becoming Accredited through the NACVSO
Contacts and other information in the accreditation process are below.

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATLEY; Please send your Continuing Education Units (CEU) forms and Accreditation requests to (610) 898-7408 (FAX).

For complete details on what your need to submit for accreditation visit the NACVSO web site at,  log in, and click on NSD & Accreditation link listed under Site Content.

The National Service Director (NSD) is Rich Dumancas

Berks County VA
Attn: Rich Dumancas
726 Cherry Street
Reading, PA 19602

 For  Training Responsibility in Preparation of Claims (TRIP) TRAINING fill out this FORM and send it to  Kyle Schmidt Fax 317-916-3818 or email  TRIP training is required for acces to the Stakeholder Enterprise Portal (SEP) once you are an accredited Service Officer.

You only need to put the last four of your SSN on the training request FORM

Continuing Education Units Form  This must be completed by accredited CVSOs and submitted annually to maintain accreditation.

Reimbursement for accreditation training and computer/software/VetraSpec user account

Grant Application for reimbursement of CVSO training expenses ($500 Maximum)

Grant Application for reimbursement of CVSO Computer, software, or claims management user account ($1200 Maximum)

Handy Information and Links

USDVA Information Videos

USDVA Claims Reports

National Resource Directory

Service Officer Code of Ethics

 eBenefits 101

Federal Benefits for Veterans Dependents and Survivors 2013 Edition

County Recorders list for Indiana

Latest version of VA Form 526EZ

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OEF OIF Honor Roll

CVSOs If you have something you would like to add to this section please email it to or

 IDVA Fax number: 317-232-7721