Replacing a Lost DD Form 214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge"
You can mail or fax your signed and dated request to the National Archives's National
Personnel Record Center (NPRC). Most, but not all records, are stored at the NPRC. Be sure to use
the address specified by eVetRecs or the instructions on the
of Military Service Records
• NPRC Fax Number :
• NPRC Mailing Address:
National Personnel Records Center
Military Personnel Records
1 Archives Drive
St. Louis, MO 63138
Please note that requests which are sent by Priority Mail, FedEx, UPS, or other "express"
services will only arrive at the NPRC sooner. They will not be processed any faster than standard
requests. See the section above on emergency requests and deadlines.
Date Last Reviewed: September 6, 2011