How do I get a copy of my discharge papers?

Your discharge (DD214 or equivalent) is a very important document, because your eligibility for all VA benefits is determined by it. There are several sources from which you may be able to get certified copies or photo-copies of your discharge papers.

Call 320-632-0290 for assistance.

You may submit electronic requests for discharge papers from the National Archives.

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3. How do I request Reimbursement for VA Health Care Travel Expenses?
4. How do I file for Service Connected Compensation?
5. How do I get a copy of my discharge papers?
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