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The following DVS offices will be closed 1/18/18 due to poor road conditions: Chesapeake, South Hill and Danville. The Virginia Beach benefit office will be opening at 12:00 p.m. (noon) today. The following offices will open at 1pm: Hampton and Hampton VAMC. The following offices will open at 10:00am: McGuire, Henrico, HQ, Petersburg, Williamsburg, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Accomac, Portsmouth, Lynchburg, Roanoke, Salem, Big Stone Gap, Tazewell, Abingdon and Wytheville. All Richmond metro offices will open with a 2 hour delay.

Veterans ID Card

This little card is a big deal. Your Virginia Veterans ID card is a convenient way to show proof of your veteran status so you can enjoy the benefits you deserve. Hundreds of Virginia businesses offer discounts for for veterans carrying a valid ID.

Five ways to get Your Veterans ID Card*:

*Requires a $10 DMV application fee.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Virginia veterans ID card, 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


  • If your document is missing any of the above data, DMV will request that you present another document displaying the information.

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