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Headstone or Grave Marker Reimbursement

The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs will provide next of kin with up to $125 in reimbursement for the cost of transportation and/or installation of VA-provided headstones or memorial markers within Illinois. This payment will be made only after the headstone/marker has been received and placed, and local transportation and installation fees have been paid. To apply, complete the VA form 3WVGR and send it with proof of payment to:

Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs

Attn: Grave Reimbursement

833 S. Spring St.

Springfield, IL 62704

If you require assistance completing the 3WVGR, please schedule an appointment with a Veteran Service Officer located near you. You can find one here:  local Veteran Service Officer.

 Veterans Grave Registration Form