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 27-125. 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 Affidavit.
- A veteran with a total and permanent service-connected disability requires form letter VAFL 27-333.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 27-444.
- 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 application.You may also complete a fillable DR-501DV application 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