Access Your VA Records and Documents

Get your records and documents

Thanks to the newly created VA records hub, you can now access and manage your VA records online in one place for the first time. You can get Veteran ID cards, request your DD214, search historical military records, and more. Take the first step towards getting your records and documents today.

Find out how to get different types of identification cards to show your military status or your enrollment in VA health care.

View and print documents from your official military personnel file (including your DD214).

Set up your personal health record and download medical records, reports, and images to share with your VA and non-VA doctors.

Download letters like your eligibility or award letter for certain benefits.

Get instructions for how to apply for your Certificate of Eligibility (COE), which confirms for your lender that you qualify for a VA-backed home loan. Then you can choose your loan type to learn about the rest of the loan application process.

Answer a series of questions to get step-by-step instructions on how to apply for a discharge upgrade or correction. If your discharge gets upgraded, you’ll be eligible for the VA benefits you earned during your period of service.

Check the status of your VA disability, pension, and education benefits payments. You can also see payments for certain survivor benefits.

Visit the National Archives website to research military records from the Revolutionary War to the present.