Burial Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs offers several different burial benefits for all veterans who DID NOT RECEIVE A DISHONORABLE or UNDER DISHONORABLE CONDITIONS discharge.

The following link will take you to the Department of Veterans Affairs webpage for more information:

https://www.benefits.va.gov/compensation/claims-special-burial

Before your appointment, please make sure you have the following:

  • DD 214 (all of them or Discharge Certificate) showing veteran’s service
  • Copy of marriage license or certificate for you and your late spouse (If you have it). We need dates, cities, states (Country name if outside the US) of all previous marriages, divorces, and deaths for YOUR and the VETERAN’S former (or late) spouses.
  • Death certificate long form
  • Statement of account from funeral home showing:
    • The name of the deceased veteran
    • The nature of cost of the services and merchandise
    • Balance of $0.00 or “paid in full”
    • Expenses for transportation of the veteran’s remains

CLICK HERE TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO APPLY FOR VA BURIAL BENEFITS