© St. Louis City Recorder of Deeds

Military Discharge
c/o Death Records
open 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. weekdays

City Hall, Room 124
1200 Market Street
Saint Louis
Missouri 63103


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Free Military Discharge Copies to Veterans and Surviving Spouses

Military Discharge Copies

  • Military Discharges recorded with Missouri Recorders of Deeds are closed records. Discharges are not available for genealogy or other research purposes.
  • A copy of a Military Discharge may be made only for the Veteran, surviving spouse, and certain third parties defined by State law.
  • A copy may be made for a Veteran or surviving spouse at no cost.
  • Copy of Applicant's Driver's License or State Identification Card must accompany copy request.
  • Applicant's name and address on License or Identification Card must match Applicant's mailing address of Copy Request Form.
Use this Form to Request a
Copy of Your Military
Discharge recorded with
the St. Louis City Recorder
and Registrar

Mail or Bring your Copy Request Form to:

Military Discharge Records
c/o Death Records
St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar
City Hall, Room 124, 1200 Market Street
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday

Contact 314.613.3031 - E-mail

If you recorded your Discharge papers with another Missouri county Recorder of Deeds or an Illinois Recorder of Deeds, you will need to contact that Recorder for a copy.

Contact Information for All
Missouri Recorders of Deeds




Link to St. Louis City Soldiers Memorial Military Museum.

Missouri Military Discharge
Recording Law
Military Forces Chapter
Revised Statutes of Missouri
Military Justice Chapter
Revised Statutes of Missouri

Veterans' Affairs Chapter
Revised Statutes of Missouri
Illinois Military Discharge
Recording Law
Illinois Veterans Statutes


Online Requests for
Military Personnel Records
Military Personnel Records
National Military Personnel
Records Center
in St. Louis County
9700 Page, St. Louis MO 63132
314.801-0800 - E-mail
VA St. Louis Regional Office
400 S. 18th Street
St. Louis, Missouri 63103
St. Louis VA Medical Centers
John Cochran Division (City)
Jefferson Barracks (County)
Jefferson Barracks
National Cemetery
City of St. Louis
Veterans Affairs Office

St. Louis County
Veterans Program


Missouri Veterans Commission
Illinois Department of
Veterans Affairs


U.S. Department of
Veterans Affairs

VA Nationwide
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