Frequently Asked Questions
Who may file an appeal to ECAB?
How do I file an appeal?
How will I know that ECAB has received my appeal?
If I decide to file an appeal, when should I file the appeal?
What happens after an appeal is filed?
May I submit new evidence to the Board on appeal?
May I exercise appeal rights before OWCP and the Board at the same time regarding the same issue in a case?
May I present my case to the Board in person?
How long does it take for the Board to issue a decision?
May I appeal the Board’s decision?
What is the Board’s mailing address and telephone number?
Can I file an appeal online?
Can I determine the status of my appeal online?
Are Board decisions available online?
May I obtain legal advice from the Board?
The Board found in my favor, but OWCP won’t pay me. How can I get the Board to force OWCP to comply?