VA Announces Rollout and Application Process for New Veterans ID Card
Livingston County, MichiganVeterans ServicesVA Announces Rollout and Application Process for New Veterans ID Card

VA Announces Rollout and Application Process for New Veterans ID Card

  • NO.  There is no official ID card that establishes Veteran status. 
  • The Livingston County Clerk's Office offers a County Veteran's ID for $10 with a copy of your discharge papers and a state ID.
  • The Michigan Secretary of State will add the word "Veteran" to your Michigan state ID or Michigan Driver's License for the cost of a renewal.
  • If you retired from the military you can obtain a DOD retiree ID from the nearest DEERS office. (Blue)
  • If you are active duty then you will have a DOD Common Access Card.
  • Most veterans use the VA health care enrollment card as an ID card.

If you are trying to get a discount at Lowe's, Home Depot, or other retailers, you will need to inquire with the particular retailer as to acceptable forms of identification.

The Livingston County Department of Veterans' Services does not issue any sort of ID.  We have no authority over any business to require that they accept your ID for the obtaining a discount if they should offer such a discount.  No business is required to offer a discount. 

Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC)

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Department of Defense ID CARDS

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Armed Forces of the United States Geneva Conventions Identification Card

Members of the Individual Ready Reserves and Inactive National Guard

DD Form 2 (Retired).pngDD Form 2 (Retired)

United States Uniformed Services Identification Card

Retired members entitled to retired pay

DD Form 2 (Reserve Retired).pngDD Form 2 (Reserve Retired)

United States Uniformed Services Identification Card

Retired members of the Reserves and National Guard under the age of 60

DD Form 2765.pngDD Form 2765

Department of Defense/Uniformed Services Identification and Privilege Card

Medal of Honor recipients

                               100% disabled veterans

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