For more than 150 years, VA has provided burial services and final resting places that honor the service and sacrifice of Veterans and of their spouses, dependents, and survivors. VA provides burial services throughout the United States in its 131 national cemeteries. The following burial services may be provided to Veterans and their loved ones:
Upon the death of the Veteran or his or her spouse or dependent, also called the time of need, family members should locate the Veteran’s DD-214 or other discharge papers and click ‘get started’ to schedule a burial in a VA national cemetery. Then make arrangements with a funeral home, National Cemetery Scheduling Office or directly with a VA national cemetery.