Veterans Burial Benefits

Who can use this service?

Persons Eligible for Burial in a National Cemetery

Please review the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration criteria for persons eligible for burial in a National Cemetery, as well as those who are not eligible.

The National Cemetery Scheduling Office has the primary responsibility for verifying eligibility for burial in VA national cemeteries.  A determination of eligibility is made in response to a request for burial in a VA national cemetery.  To schedule a burial fax all discharge documentation to 1-866-900-6417 and follow-up with a phone call to 1-800-535-1117. 



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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Frequently Asked Questions