If you are a Credit Union partner who has been approved for VA sponsorship, please refer to the VA Lenders Handbook: Pamphlet 26-7 (link below) for information on the following:

  • Veterans Eligibility and Entitlement
  • The VA Loan and Guaranty
  • Credit Underwriting
  • How to Process VA Loans
  • Refinancing Loans
  • Loans Requiring Special Underwriting, Guaranty and Other Considerations
  • Borrower Fees and Charges and the VA Funding Fee
  • Legal Instruments, Liens, Escrows and Related Issues
  • Property Eligibility and Appraisal Requests
  • Appraiser Requirements
  • Minimum Property Requirements
  • Value Notices
  • Construction Inspections
  • Lender Appraisal Processing Program
  • Common Interest Communities, Condominiums and Planned Unit Development
  • VA Sanctions Against Program Participants
  • Servicer Appraisal Processing Program (SAPP)
  • Listing of VA Offices