How do I get "Veteran" on my drivers license? How do I get form VDS-001 for the DMV?

Obtaining your Veteran designation on my DL/ID is as easy as 1, 2, 3!  Get your records, then visit any CVSO, and then visit any DMV:

  1. Get Records. Find an original or certified copy of your military discharge certificate (DD214).  If you need assistance obtaining your military records, the County Veteran Service Office (CVSO) can assist you. Or click the link below for the National Personnel Record Center and follow instructions to obtain a certified copy of your DD214.

  2. Visit the CVSO. Take your DD214 and government identification to the CVSO to obtain your Veteran Status Verification Form.

  3. Visit Any DMV.  Go on-line or call any DMV for an appointment.  Then bring your Veteran Status Verification Form to DMV.  Complete your application; pay any application fees in addition to a $5.00 Veteran designation fee. You must complete all applicable application and testing requirements.