Get or replace a military or veteran ID card
A military or veteran ID card shows your connection to the Department of Defense (DoD). It also gives you access to benefits and services. See the process to get each type of card.
How to get or replace a military ID card
Get a Common Access Card (CAC) for active duty and DoD civilian employees
Use the office locator to find an ID office near you and book an appointment. Use this tool if you need to:
- Get a CAC
- Replace or renew a CAC
- Report a lost or stolen card
Call 1-800-538-9522 for help using the appointment scheduler.
Get a USID card for family, retirees, or reservists
Other people connected to the military can get a Uniform Services Identification (USID) card:
- Spouse of a service member
- Dependent children of a service member
- Inactive reservists or National Guard members
How to get or replace a Veteran Health ID Card (VHIC)
To get a VHIC, sign up for the VA health care program.
- After you sign up, contact an enrollment coordinator at your local VA medical center.
- The enrollment coordinator will explain the steps to get a VA health ID card.
Replace a Veteran Health ID Card (VHIC)
You can replace your VHIC if it is lost or stolen. Contact your local VA medical center.
How to get or replace a Veteran ID Card (VIC)
A Veteran ID Card (VIC) gives you access to discounts for veterans. Check the VIC eligibility rules and the documents you’ll need to complete.
Replace a Veteran ID Card
Email email@example.com to request a replacement of your VIC.
LAST UPDATED: September 29, 2023