Family Care

Funeral and Burial Services

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NYC Department of Veterans' Services (DVS) ensures that veterans receive dignified funerals and burial services.

DVS provides eligible indigent and unclaimed Veterans dignified burials at a national cemetery. To connect to this service, fill out the form at

Veterans can learn in advance if they are eligible to be buried in a VA national cemetery by applying for a pre-need determination of eligibility. Visit the VA's Pre-Need Eligibility website to learn more about the eligibility requirements, application process, and what information you need to apply. After reviewing the website, please download and submit VA Form 40-10007. Please note, this application is for planning for your burial in advance. Please do not complete this form if you're requesting a burial for someone after they have passed.

Connect to burial and funeral services by filling out the form on our Final Honors page:

Connect to Burial and Funeral Services