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2023 Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) Rates

10 Jan 2023 1:03 PM | Membership Office (Administrator)

Monthly Dependency and Indemnity Compensation Rates

DIC rates if veteran died on or after January 1, 1993: monthly rate of $1,562.74 for 2023.

DIC rates if veteran’s death was before January 1, 1993: see VA DIC payment tables.

Additional DIC Allowances

Add $331.84 if, at the time of death, the veteran was rated 100% disabled or unemployable as a result of disability. The veteran must have been rated that way for at least 8 continuous years immediately preceding death AND the surviving spouse had to be married to the veteran for those same 8 years.

Add $365.58 for each dependent child under age 18

If the surviving spouse is entitled to aid and attendance (A&A), add $387.15

If the surviving spouse is entitled to housebound, add $181.37

Add $387.15 if the surviving spouse has one or more children under the age 18


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