United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Health Identification Card (VHIC)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20420-0002
Distance: 26 Miles
The Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC) is for identification and check-in at VA appointments.
The card provides:
* Increased security for Veteran's personal information
* Unique number to help retrieve health records
* Accessibility - braille helps visually impaired Veterans
* Anti-Counterfeiting - Microtext helps prevent reproductions
* A salute to your military service - The emblem of your latest branch of service is displayed on your card. Several special awards will also be listed.
Client Information and Specialization
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
The VHIC is issued only to Veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system.
If not currently enrolled with the VA for health care, you can apply online at: https://www.vets.gov/health-care/apply or by calling 1-877-222-VETS (8387). You may also apply for enrollment in person at your local VA medical facility.
|Crisis Line - Veteran Crisis / Suicide Prevention||(800) 273-8255|
|Toll Free||(800) 827-1000|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Advocacy - Center for Women Veterans
- Burial and Memorial Benefits
- Caregiver Support - Veterans
- CHAMPVA Health Care Program
- Crisis Line
- Directory of Professionals - Veterans Administration (VA) Facilities
- Home Loan Eligibility and Benefits Services
- Information and Support - National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (NCPTSD)
- Life Insurance Program
- Medical Equipment and Supplies
- National Cemetery Administration
- Pension Benefits Programs
- Resources for Homeless Veterans
- Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success) Program
- Veteran Benefits Assistance
- Veterans Choice Program
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
DF-7000.9100Veteran Treatment Cards Definition
Programs that issue picture identification that eligible veterans can use to obtain needed health care services and/or equipment.
LL-3000.9000Veterans Affairs Medical Centers Definition
Health care facilities operated by the U.S. government that provide inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and psychiatric care for eligible veterans.
Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.
YZ-8800Veteran/Military Personnel Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of veterans or military personnel and their interests.