Disabled Veterans' Exemption

Who can use this service?

This service is available, under certain conditions, to 100% Disabled Veterans and the spouses of deceased veterans.

Is there a charge for this service?

This service is provided free of charge.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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New Government Center

Monday - Friday 8-5

1055 Monterey Street Suite D360 San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Tel: (805) 781-5643

Atascadero Office

Monday - Friday 8-4

6565 Capistrano Avenue Atascadero, CA 93422

Tel: (805) 461-6143

Fax: (805) 461-6159

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the additional filing requirements for the surviving spouse of a disabled veteran?

The additional filing requirements for the surviving spouse of a deceased disabled veteran are as follows:

  1. Copy of marriage certificate.
  2. Copy of veteran's death certificate.
  3. Copy of letter from the Veterans' Administration verifying service-connected death if veteran was not eligible for the exemption during his or her lifetime.
What are the additional filing requirements for the surviving spouse of a disabled veteran?

The additional filing requirements for the surviving spouse of a disabled veteran are as follows:

  1. Complete the Disabled Veterans' Exemption
  2. Copy of letter from the Veterans Administration verifying 100% service-connected disability and the date of rating
  3. Copy of Veterans Discharge Papers (DD214)
  4. Completed income worksheet, if applying for increased amount due to low income
What are the qualifying conditions for a disabled veterans exemption?

The qualifying conditions for a disabled veterans exemption are as follows:

  1. The property must be the veteran's principal place of residence; and
  2. The veteran must be on title to the property(including ownership in a corporation); and
  3. The veteran, due to a service-connected condition, is rated 100% disabled, is compensated as 100/% disabled, is blind in both eyes, or has lost the use of two or more limbs.
What are the qualifying conditions for the surviving spouse of a disabled veterans exemption?

The qualifying conditions for the surviving spouse of a Disabled Veterans Exemption are as follows:

  1. The spouse was married to the veteran at the time of the veteran's death; and
  2. The spouse is unmarried; and
  3. The property is the spouse's principal place of residence; and
  4. The spouse is on title to the property; and either
    • The veteran died as a result of a service-connected condition or while on active duty; or
    • The veteran was eligible for the disabled veteran's exemption during his lifetime