DD-214 Military Discharge

Military Discharge (Form DD-214)

After discharge, the veteran should place their military discharge (Form DD-214) on file with the County Clerk. The record is confidential record and may only be released to the veteran, a person with the veteran's permission, the surviving heirs of the veteran (documentation required), and a veteran's service officer.  Valid picture identification is required.  

Veteran Identification Card

A veteran is an individual who served in the United States Armed Forces, and was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable. A veteran qualifies for a free veteran ID card by filing their DD-214 with the County Clerk. 

Additional Resources


  1. County Clerk

  2. Vital Statistics

    Physical Address
    120 W. Michigan Ave, 12th FL
    Jackson, MI 49201

    Fax: 517-208-0880