If you disagree with the outcome of a review of decision you can appeal to Veterans' Entitlement Appeal Board.
How to appeal a decision
You must submit an application to appeal within 6 months of the review decision.
To submit an application to appeal:
- Download the Review of Decision application form.
- Send the application form and any supporting information to us.
Appeal Against Review Decision application form
Your appeal is handled by the Veterans’ Entitlements Appeal Board.
More about the Veterans’ Entitlements Appeal Board
You can attend the appeal hearing—either in person or by video/teleconference.
We'll pay the cost of travel for you to attend the hearing, as long as the travel is within NZ and is reasonable.
You can also have a representative at the hearing. This must be agreed to by the appeal board in advance. We can't cover any costs for a representative to attend.
If you still disagree
If you disagree with the outcome you can appeal to the High Court of New Zealand.