Veterans ID scheme

Receive 1/3 off rail travel for veterans, which can include travel for a named companion and up to 4 children so long as they are travelling with you.

The HM armed forces veteran card is a quick and easy way to prove your status as a veteran.

It is a recognition of your service and can be one of the ways that helps you maintain a link with your service identity.

Apply for a HM armed forces veteran card

A paper-based application process is also available for veterans who are unable to use the online service.

Veterans will be able to use their ID card to apply for a defence discount service card and a veterans railcard as well as access a variety of services including housing support and guidance from the op fortitude team, step into health, great place to work, and going forward into employment.

Defence discount service card

The defence discount service provides those in the armed forces, veterans, and the defence community with discounts both online and in store.

Apply for a defence discount service card

Veterans railcard

The veterans railcard will offer 1/3 discount of most rail travel for UK veterans for you and a named companion, plus up to four children as long as they travel with you.

Apply for a veteran’s railcard

Veteran’s badge

All those who have served in HM armed forces, including volunteer and regular reserves are eligible to apply for the badge.

Apply for a veteran’s badge