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Division of Taxation

Acceptable Forms of Official Documentation

The following are examples of documents that can be used to certify your eligibility for the Veterans Exemption. Any documentation submitted must list your characteristic of service (discharge). We only need a copy of your records the first time you claim the exemption. You do not need to provide documentation each year.

DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty
WD AGO 53 Enlisted Record and Report of Separation Honorable Discharge
WD AGO 53-98 Military Record and Report of Separation Certificate of Service
WD AGO 55 Honorable Discharge from the Army of the United States
NA Form 13038 Certificate of Military Service
NAVCG 553 Notice of Separation from U.S. Coast Guard
NAVMC 78PD U.S. Marine Corps Report of Separation
NAVPERS 553 Certificate of Separation/Discharge from U.S. Navy
NGB Form 22/ Form 23 National Guard Report of Separation
County Veteran ID Card Veteran identification card issued by any of the New Jersey counties
Federal Veteran ID Card Veteran identification card issued under the Veterans Identification Card Act
20 Year Retirement Letter

Last Updated: Thursday, 12/15/22