Appeals Division

This office is open by appointment only. 

(Note: This office only handles appeals. For status updates on pending benefits claims, please contact your VFSO.)

The GDVS Appeals Division assists veterans and their families who choose to dispute the disposition of their claims for veterans benefits. Additionally, the division provides support service for claims filed at GDVS Veterans Field Service Offices

GDVS Appeals Officers can assist a veteran at a personal or decision review officer (DRO) hearing before the local VA Hearing Officer or before the Travel Section of the Board of Veterans Appeals from Washington, D.C.

The Appeals Division is located in the same building as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Atlanta VA Regional Office at 1700 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA 30033.

For additional information or assistance call the Appeals Division staff at 404-929-5345.

Hours: This office is open by appointment only, 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m., Monday-Friday, except on state holidays and federal holidays. To make an appointment, please see Appeals Division Points of Contact.