100% Service Connected Disability for Veteran Exemption

Links to Code of Virginia

     §58.1-3506 Other classifications of tangible personal property for taxation.

     §58.1-3668 - Motor vehicle of a disabled veteran.


    (One form to apply for Real Estate and Personal Property)

       Sample Benefit Summary and Service Verification Letter

        Application  (Fillable PDF) 
       Online Application - Online Submission and upload documents

General Information:
One motor vehicle (car, pickup or panel truck) owned and used by a qualifying disabled veteran may be exempted from tax.  Boats, motorcycles, trailers, RVs, or vehicles for business use, etc. do not qualify.


   • The veteran has a 100% service-connected, total and permanent disability or a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to a service-connected disability.

   • Vehicle must be owned and regularly used by the veteran.
   • Leased vehicles are not eligible.
   • The vehicle may be co-owned with a spouse of the veteran.
   • This vehicle exemption does not apply to vehicles owned solely by a spouse or a surviving spouse.

Require Documentation:

Summary of Benefits letter from the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs indication the veteran has a 100% service-connected, permanent and total disability and the effective date of such rating.

To obtain the required disability documentation from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), visit their site at www.va.gov/records/download-va-letters.    See sample letter.