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The forms below have been updated to fillable PDF formats.
You may still print any of the forms and write in your information if you prefer.

If you choose to file an appeal with the Court, complete the Notice of Appeal form.
The fee for an appeal is $50. If you cannot pay this fee, complete the Declaration of Financial Hardship form.

Follow the instructions on the forms carefully and mail the completed forms to

Clerk of the Court
United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
625 Indiana Avenue NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20004-2950

or fax the completed forms to the Court at 202-501-5848.

Self-represented appellants may file a Declaration of Financial Hardship with a Notice of Appeal by submitting those forms to esubmission@uscourts.cavc.gov.


Appendix of Forms (Rules of Practice and Procedure)

  • Notice of Appeal  (Form 1) 
  • Sample Format for Appellant's Brief (Form 2)
  • Notice of Appearance  (Form 3)
  • Declaration of Financial Hardship  (Form 4)
  • Sample Format for Table of Authorities (Form 18)
  • Self Represented Forms

  • Notice of Appeal  (Form 1) 
  • Declaration of Financial Hardship  (Form 4)
  • E-Filing Forms

  • E-Filing Registration Form for Representatives  (Form E-1)
  • E-Filing Exemption Form  (Form E-2) 
  • All Court Forms

  • Notice of Appeal  (Form 1) 
  • Sample Format for Apellant's Brief (Form 2)
  • Notice of Appearance  (Form 3)
  • Declaration of Financial Hardship  (Form 4)
  • Sample Format for Table of Authorities (Form 18)
  • Application for Admission of an Attorney to the Bar of the Court (Form 46A)
  • Application for Admission of a Non-Attorney to Practice Before the Court (Form 46B)
  • Pro Hac Vice Application (Form 46C)
  • Recertification of Non-Attorney Practitioner by New Supervising Attorney (Form 46D)
  • Procedures for Appearance by Law Students (Form 46G)
  • E-Filing Registration Form for Representatives  (Form E-1)
  • E-Filing Exemption Form  (Form E-2) 
  • Informal Brief (an unofficial letter or statement from the appellant which outlines supporting information pertaining to the case) - Please call the Court for details.