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2.13. SGLI Forms

SGLV 8286
Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance Election & Certificate
Use this form to:
  • reduce or decline SGLI coverage
  • designate or update the beneficiary on a SGLI policy
  • restore or increase SGLI coverage when it has previously been reduced or declined
SGLV 8286S
Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance
Supplemental SGLI Beneficiary Form
Use this form as a continuation to SGLV 8286 to designate additional SGLI beneficiaries.
SGLV 8285
Request for Insurance
This form has been replaced by SGLV 8286 and should no longer be used.


SGLV 8283-Beneficiary, or

SGLV 8283-Casualty Officer
Beneficiary Claim for Death Benefits (SGLI/VGLI)


Use this form to claim SGLI or VGLI proceeds for a deceased policyholder.
SGLV 8284
Servicemember/Veteran Accelerated Benefits Option Form
Use this form to request an advance insurance payment for a Servicemember or Veteran that is terminally ill.
SGLV 8715
Application for SGLI Disability Extension

Use this form to apply for a free extension (up to two years) of SGLI coverage if you are a totally disabled at time of discharge.


SGLV 8286

Servicemember/Veteran declination

SGLV 8286A

To terminate Spousal SGLI Coverage

Use to convert SFGLI to an individual policy of insurance within 120 days following: separation from the military, divorce from current spouse, to terminate SGLI coverage, to terminate the servicemember's/veteran's SGLI coverage, or upon the Servicemember's death.


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