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Complete claims package (by dependent type)

Your secondary dependent claim package should include the following documents and forms (based on dependent relationship). Be sure to include all the items and that forms are filled out completely with all required signatures. Be sure the forms are legible to minimize any delays in processing.

Check out our Helpful Hints page for use in filling out the forms required for your initial or redetermination secondary dependency claims package.

NOTE: The forms listed in the tables below are linked to online official forms for your use.

PARENTS
FORMS/DOCUMENTS BAH ID
DD Form 137-3 X X
Your (the member's) birth certificate showing parent(s) names and English translation if applicable X X
DD Form 1172-2   X
Proof of Support X  
Verification of Income X  

PARENTS-IN-LAW
FORMS/DOCUMENTS BAH ID
DD Form 137-3 X X
Your (the member's) marriage certificate X X
Your spouse's birth certificate showing parent(s) names and English translation if applicable X X
DD Form 1172-2   X
Proof of Support X  
Verification of Income X  

IN LOCO PARENTIS
FORMS/DOCUMENTS BAH ID
DD Form 137-3 X NA
DFAS Form 9124 (Affadavit by member) X NA
DFAS Form 9124 (Affadavit by claimed dependent) X NA
DFAS Form 9125 (Two (2) third-party affadavits NOT completed by relatives of the member or the claimed dependent.)   NA
Proof of Support X  NA
Verification of Income X  NA
Secondary dependents claimed in this category are NOT entitled to a USIP card.

INCAPACITATED CHILD (21 YEARS OR OVER)
FORMS/DOCUMENTS BAH ID
DD Form 137-5 X X
Child's birth certificate showing parent(s) names and English translation if applicable X X
Medical statement signed by a medical doctor or psychiatrist stating (1) that the claimed dependent is incapable of self-support due to his/her condition; (2) age at which condition was first diagnosed or began; and, (3) whether or not condition and incapability of self-support is permanent. (Note: Letters from psychologists are not sufficient to meet the requirements set forth in the JFTR Chapter 10 and AR 600 600-8-14.) Use our example of  a medical sufficiency letter to get started. X X
DD Form 1172-2   X
Proof of Support X  
Verification of Income X  

STUDENT (21 OR 22 YEARS OLD)
FORMS/DOCUMENTS BAH ID
DD Form 137-6 X  NA
Child's birth certificate X   NA
Letter on school letterhead and signed by school official stating enrollment date, status (full or part time) and expected graduation date X  NA 
Proof of Support X  
Verification of Income X  
NOTE: A dependency determination is required for BAH only. A USIP ID card may be obtained at your local DEERS office  

WARD (UNDER 21 YEARS OLD)
FORMS/DOCUMENTS BAH ID
DD Form 137-7 X  NA 
Custody Order X   NA
Proof of Support X  
Verification of Income X  
NOTE: A dependency determination is required for BAH only. A USIP ID card may be obtained at your local DEERS office 

Submit completed initial and redetermination packages to:

Mail:  
DFAS/IN
ATTN: JMTCB
8899 E 56th St
Indianapolis IN 46249-0885
 
Toll Free Number:  1-888-332-7411
FAX:  317-275-0282
Email:  DependencyDetermination@DFAS.mil Page updated Aug. 22, 2013