Copies of DD 214’s are restricted under federal law to the following parties:
- Veteran listed on the DD 214
- Next of kin if the Veteran is deceased. Next of kin is defined as: unremarried widow or widower, son or daughter, father or mother, brother or sister. Proof of relationship to the deceased veteran will be required (death certificate, birth certificate, marriage license, etc.)
- Anyone, other than the Veteran, must have the Veteran complete the required request form and provide a copy of the Veteran’s ID.
Veteran’s and their families may also contact the Veteran’s Affairs Office for program assistance and eligibility.