APPLICATION FOR VETERANíS FLAG ON CONNECTICUT DRIVER LICENSE OR IDENTITY CARD
(Please note, this program does NOT begin until January 1, 2013, however The Connecticut Department of Veteransí Affairs (ďCDVAĒ) will accept this application starting November 1, 2012. If your license or ID expires prior to January 1, 2013, you are still required to renew your license before the expiration date.)
Use this form to apply to add a veteranís flag to your existing Connecticut driver license or identity card. Applications must be received no later than 30 days prior to the expiration date of your license.
PURPOSE: In accordance with Public Act No. 11-68, all Connecticut veterans with qualifying service below are eligible to receive the veteransí identifier on their driver license or identity card.
ELIGIBILITY: In order to receive veteranís flag on an existing Connecticut license or identity card, the veteran must submit the following to CDVA:
1. Documentary proof of qualifying military service (90 or more days of active federal service, not including initial entry training) DD-214 or pre 1950 WG AGO Discharge certificate.
2. Proof of an honorable discharge, or a discharge under honorable conditions, from military service (or discharge due to injuries received in the line of duty) for the qualifying service. All other discharges will be considered ineligible.
1. Completed and signed application form (CTDVA VL-1)
2. Proof of service: DD-214 or other documentation if DD-214 is unavailable, i.e.: VA Certificate of service.
If the name on the DD-214 is different from the veteransí legal name, proof of name change is required; i.e. court decree, marriage certificate etc.
Download and Print the application here: APPLICATION
SEND APPLICATIONS AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION TO:
CT DEPARTMENT OF VETERANSí AFFAIRS
ATTN: VETERANíS FLAG ON DRIVER LICENSE OR ID CARD
287 WEST ST.
ROCKY HILL, CT 06067
FAX: 860 616-3562
VETERANSí TOLL FREE INFO LINE: 866 928-8387