Presidential Memorial Certificate

This is a parchment certificate with a calligraphic inscription expressing the nation's grateful recognition of service in the Armed Forces. The veteran's name is inscribed and the certificate bears the signature of the President.

Eligibility -
Honorably discharged, deceased veteran. There is no time limit to apply for the certificate.

Apply -
The family may request a Presidential Memorial Certificate either in person at any VA regional office or by U.S mail. Requests cannot be sent via e-mail. There is no form to fill out when requesting the certificate.

When requesting by mail, a return address and a copy of the veteran's discharge documents must be enclosed.

Send requests to: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration (403A), 810 Vermont Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20420.

Contact -
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