Recordation

The Clerk’s Office will record free of charge to all veterans the original or a properly authenticated copy of either the discharge certificate or the report of separation from active duty (Document DD-214), or both.

Access To Military Discharge Records

Section 17.1-265 of the Code of Virginia provides strict guidelines by which access to military discharges may be granted. To ensure that statutory provisions have been met, the Clerk’s Office requires a photo ID before providing access to the records.

Certified copies may be obtained pursuant to the guidelines for $2.50 for each certified copy. Debit and credit cards are not accepted.

For additional information, pleases contact the Clerk’s Office at 804-501-4249.