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Veterans may file DD-214s in the Recorder's Office for safekeeping. This service is free of charge.
You must bring the original or a certified copy of your DD-214 for filing.
To obtain a certified copy of YOUR OWN DD-214, which has been previously recorded in the Miami County Recorders’ Office, you will need a government issued, photo ID.
To obtain a copy of ANOTHER PERSON’S DD-214, which has been previously recorded in the Recorders’ Office, you will need proof that you are “authorized party” (as defined in the Ohio Revised Code).
A recorded discharge document is not a public record for a period of seventy-five (75) years after the date of recording.
Veteran ID Cards are available in the Recorder's Office.
The cost to obtain a Veteran ID card is $1.00.
You must file your DD-214 in the Recorder's Office.
Discharge status must be "honorable" or "general, under honorable conditions".
Cards are available by appointment only. Please call the Miami County Recorder's Office at 937-440-6040.
Cards can be used to obtain discounts at participating retail establishments. Cards can NOT be used to obtain VA benefits.
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