New Mexico

New Mexico Department of Veterans Services 

New Mexico Department of Veterans Services
Bataan Memorial Bldg. Room 142
407 Galisteo St. 
Santa Fe, NM 87504

Phone: 1-866-433-8387

Secretary: Jack R. Fox 

To find your nearest Veterans Service Office, click here.

Benefit Information: 

Included below are benefits and services available in New Mexico. To learn more about a specific benefit, simply click on the provided link, or contact your local Veterans Service Office at the listed phone number or address. 

State Services and Benefits
New Mexico State Veterans’ Benefits
Veterans’ Tax Breaks
Veterans’ Property Tax Exemption
Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption
Exemption from Excise Taxes on Vehicle Purchases
Veterans’ Service Organization Property Tax Exemption
Veterans’ Educational Benefits 
Vietnam Veteran Scholarship 
Wartime Veteran Scholarship Fund 
In-State Tuition for Veterans
World War II and Korean Veterans’ High School Diploma
Children of Deceased Veterans
Military Children School Enrollment Priority 
Apprenticeship Training 
On-The-Job Training (OJT)
Special Recognition Benefits 
National Guard and Reserves Defined as Veterans
Veterans’ License Plates
Gold Star Family License Plate
Patriot License Plate 
Special MacArthur Service Medal 
Service Member Child Custody Protection
New Mexico Personnel Office Veterans Hiring Preference
Business Tax Credit for Hiring Recently-Returned Veterans
5% Procurement Advantage for Veteran-Owned Businesses or Contractors
Military Discharge Papers Protection
Deceased Military Person’s Disposition Arrangements 
Veterans’ Free and Reduced-Fee Recreational Benefits 
Veterans’ Day Recreation and Museum Privileges 
Day-Pass and Three Free Camping Nights for Disabled Veterans
Free State Monuments and Museums Pass for Disabled Veterans
Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License for Disabled Veterans
Reduced-Fee Hunting and Fishing License for Disabled Veterans
Hunting Fee Discount for Non-Resident Disabled Veterans Undergoing Rehabilitation 
Temporary Hunting and Fishing License for Active-Duty Military Personnel 
New Mexico State Veterans’ Services 
Veterans Education and Training Services
Homeless and At-Risk Veteran Services
New Mexico Veterans’ Home
Veterans’ Military Honors
Veteran Transportation Service
New Mexico Veteran and Family Support Services
Veterans’ Crisis and Suicide Hotlines 

State Approving Agency
Health Care
State Veterans’ Cemetery Program
NM Fallen Heroes
NM Memorials
NM Congressional Delegation
NM State Government
Businesses and Employment
Job Fairs

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