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LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
OFFICE OF MOTOR VEHICLES
Section:I Issuance of Driver's LicenseEffective: 08/01/2012
Number:2.02Revised: 04/17/2018

VETERAN INDICATOR

POLICY:

To review Louisiana Statutes: http://www.legis.state.la.us

AUTHORITY
R.S. 32:412(K)
R.S. 40:1321(K)

DEFINITION
Allows veterans to request the word "veteran" be placed on the driver's license and/or identification card.

For this purpose, a veteran means a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable.

REQUIREMENTS
Applicant must have received an honorable discharge and must present one of the following documents to determine eligibility:


DD-2Us Uniformed Services Identification Card
DD-214Report of Separation
DD-217Discharge Certificate
DD-256AHonorable Discharge Certificate
DD-256AFHonorable Discharge Certificate
DD-256CGHonorable Discharge Certificate
DD-256MCHonorable Discharge Certificate
DD-256NHonorable Discharge Certificate
DD-257AGeneral Discharge Certificate
DD-257AFGeneral Discharge Certificate
DD-257CGGeneral Discharge Certificate
DD-257MCGeneral Discharge Certificate
DD-257NGeneral Discharge Certificate
DD-303Certificate in Lieu of Lost or Destroyed Discharge
DD-303AFCertificate in Lieu of Lost or Destroyed Discharge
DD-303CGCertificate in Lieu of Lost or Destroyed Discharge
DD-303MCCertificate in Lieu of Lost or Destroyed Discharge
DD-303NCertificate in Lieu of Lost or Destroyed Discharge
AGO-525Discharge Certificate
AGO-755Discharge Certificate
AGO-01252Discharge Certificate
AGO-01254Discharge Certificate
AGO-01502Discharge Certificate
BUREAU OF INVESTIGATIONS NO. 6Discharge Certificate
BUREAU OF INVESTIGATIONS NO. 53Discharge Certificate
BUREAU OF INVESTIGATIONS NO. 118Discharge Certificate
BUREAU OF INVESTIGATIONS NO. 213Discharge from U.S. Naval Reserve Force
JAVPERS (NAVAL PERSONNEL)Discharge documents to include NAVPERS553, NAVMC78PD, NAVCG553
National Guard/Air National GuardNGB-22 with 6 or more years of service
National Personnel Records CenterNPRC “Statement of Service” issued as a result of a destroyed discharge record during the 1973 National Archives fire
NAVCG-2510Honorable Discharge, U.S. Coast Guard
NAVMC-455U.S. Marine Corps Certificate of Service, In Lieu of Lost or Destroyed Discharge Certificate
NAVMC-70-PDHonorable Discharge, U.S. Marine Corps
NAVMC-78-PDU.S. Marine Corps Report of Separation
NMC 258 A&IDischarge Certificate
NMC 2571 A&IHonorable Discharge, U.S. Marine Corps
NAVPERS-563Navy Discharge-Notice of Separation from U.S. Naval Service
NAVPERS-566Standard Statement of Service
NAVPERS-660Honorable Discharge from U.S. Navy
NAVPERS-661Certificate of Discharge, U.S. Naval Service
NAVPERS-663BDischarge Certificate
WD AGO-53-58Enlisted Record and Report of Separation General Discharge
WD AGO-53-90Certificate of Service
WD AGO-53-98Military Record and Report of Separation Certificate of Service
WD AGO-280Certificate of Service, AVS
WD AGO-525Honorable Discharge from the United States Army
WD AGO-755Honorable Discharge, Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps
WD AGO-0729Honorable Discharge from Army of the United States
WD AGO-01502Certificate in Lieu of Lost or Destroyed Discharge Certificate
WD AGO-01504Discharge Certificate

NOTE:
  • Applicant cannot be a sex offender who is required to be registered under Chapter 3-B of Title 15
FEE:
  • No fee will be accessed if the applicant surrenders his valid driver's license and/or identification card when requesting the "veterans’ indicator".
  • Applicable fees will apply if the applicant requests to add the "veteran indicator" during the renewal period or when requesting a duplicate.


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