Office Location: 206 Court Street, Chilton, WI 53014
Active Duty Military ID Card
This card is only issued to current Active Duty, National Guard, and Reserve Service Members. It is used to verify your identity and for access purposes.
Retiree ID Card
A Department of Defense (DoD) Retiree Identification Card is used to verify identity and for access privileges. If you have a DoD Identification Card, you don’t need to request another type of photo ID card to prove you are a Veteran.
100 % VA Disabled / Dependent ID Card
A Department of Defense (DoD) 100% VA Disabled Veteran or Dependent Identification Card is used verify identity and for access privileges. If you have a DoD Identification Card, you don’t need to request another type of photo ID card to prove you’re a Veteran/dependent.
DOD ID CARDS:
There are only a few places in the state you can get or renew these IDs. The nearest location is Green bay. To schedule an appointment at the Green Bay NOSC-RAPIDS Site call 920-336-2444 and choose extension.
VA Healthcare Enrollee ID Card
When you are enrolled in VA health care, you get a Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC) that you use to check in to your appointments at VA medical centers. If you have a VHIC, you don’t need to request another type of photo ID card to prove you are a Veteran.
Veteran ID Card
A Veteran ID Card (VIC) is a form of photo ID issued by VA to verify Veteran status. In order to be eligible for this ID card, Veterans must have served on active duty and received an honorable or general discharge. Former Reserve, or National Guard Service Members with federal activation, title 10 or executive order, and honorable or general discharge are also eligible. If you have a VIC, you don’t need to request another type of photo ID card to prove you are a Veteran.
The only way to apply for a Veteran ID Card is online. Click HERE to apply online.
State Veteran Identifier
The state of Wisconsin offers a Veteran designation (an identifying mark) printed on state-issued driver’s licenses or IDs. If you have a "Veteran" designation, you don’t need to request another type of photo ID card to prove you are a Veteran.
To get the Veteran identifier on your driver license or ID card:
- Verify your eligibility with the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs. Contact the Veterans Benefits Resource Center at: 1-800-WIS-VETS or VetExpress.
Contact your local County Veterans Service Officer to obtain certification of your Veteran status for the identifier.
- Once you’ve established eligibility, you may apply at the Wisconsin DMV. If renewing or getting your first driver license or ID card, you’ll need to visit your local DMV. If it’s not time to renew, you have the option to get a duplicate product online.
Eligibility for Veteran ID Card and state Veteran Identifier
To be eligible you must meet certain requirements related to your term and characterization of military service.
Character of Service: The Character of Service Field on your DD214/DD215 must show, Honorable, General under honorable conditions, or Honorable under General. (Other than Honorable conditions will not allow you to certify through this process.)
Length of Service: You must have at least one period of service that encompassed at least two continuous years of active duty or 90 days of active duty during a designated wartime period, where the character of service meets the requirements above.
* For this purpose, “active duty” means active duty other than active duty for training (ACDUTRA). Military service in the armed forces of the United States or in forces incorporated as part of the armed forces of the United States. Full-time National Guard duty or Reserve duty, weekend drill does not qualify as “active duty” under federal law. Active federal military service performed by the National Guard members under Title 10 of the U.S. Code or executive order may qualify as “active duty.”