Third-Parties Charging for Military Records:
Veterans are also eligible to submit legal copies of their DD214 to the County Recorder’s office in the county in which they reside. There is no fee to record the DD214. Copies of military discharge records are also free of charge. Veterans and entitled immediate family members may request in-person or complete a military discharge application. All records not recorded in your local county can be requested from the National Personnel Records Center.
To request a certified copy of military discharge papers (DD-214), please fill out an application. If ordering by mail, please include a copy of your photo ID.
- Application for Certified Copy of Military Record
- Application for Certified Copy of Military Record (Funeral Directors)