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At the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (VDVS), the safety of our Virginia’s service members, veterans, their families and our staff members remains our highest priority.

Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic,  our staff will continue to meet clients in person by APPOINTMENT ONLY at our offices Monday-Thursday. Virtual appointments will be available on Fridays and every day of the business week. Specific guidelines regarding in person appointments will be provided when the appointment is scheduled.

VDVS offices will not be taking walk-ins as there will be no lobby space or waiting rooms available on site. Clients and VDVS staff who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 must wear a facemask for in person appointments.

To find contact information for your nearest VDVS office, click here. You may also make an appointment for an in person or virtual appointment by clicking here.

Thank you. Please know at VDVS we continue to do our best to serve those who served us.

Veteran License Indicator

 

In Virginia as of July 1, 2018, Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces have the option of adding a veteran indicator to their driver’s license or ID card. Having the word “veteran” appear on your driver’s license or ID card is a convenient way to demonstrate your veteran status.  This option is offered by DMV on behalf of the Department of Veterans Services (DVS).

Click here to view our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) regarding the veterans license indicator.

Five ways to get Your Veterans License Indicator:

 

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Virginia veterans license indicator, you must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces and received an honorable discharge; hold an unexpired Virginia commercial driver’s license, driver’s license, learner’s permit or DMV-issued ID card; and present DMV with a copy of a document (or a combination of documents) that indicate branch of service, discharge date, and discharge status. For full eligibility requirements, visit www.dmvNOW.com/military