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Veterans Exemption Forms

 

The Property Appraiser’s Office is pleased to provide you with these forms. Please Note: You must be honorably discharged to qualify for these additional exemptions. If filing for the first time, please provide a letter from the U.S. Veterans Administration that verifies your disability. See the links below to request a certification letter from the Veterans Administration:

For more information, please call Exemption Services at (561) 355-2866 or the Veterans Administration at (800) 827-1000

  • A veteran with 10%-100% service-connected disability requires form letter VAFL 27-125Adobe PDF Document. This qualifies you for an additional tax exemption savings of $5,000. Under certain circumstances, this benefit can carry over to the veteran’s widow or widower.  The spouse will need to submit a Verification AffidavitAdobe PDF Document.
    • A veteran with a total and permanent service-connected disability requires form letter VAFL 27-333Adobe PDF Document.This qualifies you for total exemption from ad valorem taxes in Florida. Under certain circumstances, this benefit can carry over to the veteran’s widow or widower.
    • A veteran whose disability is not service-connected requires form letter VAFL 27-444Adobe PDF Document.
    • Veterans over the age of 65 with a combat related permanent disability and an existing Homestead Exemption may be eligible for an ad valorem tax discount. Download the DR-501DV applicationAdobe PDF Document.You may also complete a fillable DR-501DV application Ms Word Document online.

Please mail the completed DR-501DV application to: 
Property Appraiser's Office
301 N. Olive Ave., 1st floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

For more information, please call Exemption Services at (561) 355-2866. You may also call the Veterans Administration at (1-800) 827-1000