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The following offices will be closed on 5 October for our Williamsburg benefit office: Accomac, Chesapeake, Hampton, Hampton VAMC, Henrico, McGuire VAMC, Norfolk, Petersburg, Portsmouth, Williamsburg, Virginia Beach. We thank you in advance for your understanding.

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.

For additional information on participating retailers and restaurants, visit

Need Help? Call the Crisis Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Contact Us

Department of Veterans Services
Office of the Commissioner,  John L. Newby II
James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th Street, 17th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219

(804) 786-0286 (Phone) | (804) 786-0302 (Fax)

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