NEVADA VETERANS’ HOME:
State-owned and operated veterans’ home is located in Boulder City. The home consists of an extended care facility
for veterans in need of skilled nursing home care. Future plans call for a Veterans Home in Northern Nevada. For
admission information, see the Veterans Home webpage or call 702 332-6864.
Law permits the Nevada Office of Veterans’ Services to act as the financial guardian for incompetent veterans, their
widows and children. For further information, call 775 688-1653 in Reno or 702 636-3070 in Las Vegas.
VETERAN CEMETERY PLOTS:
Eligible veterans and members of their immediate family may be buried at the Northern
Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley, or at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City.
There is no charge for the plot, vault and opening & closing of a gravesite for a Veteran. A $350 fee (subject to
change) is charged for the burial of the spouse or dependent of a veteran. For more information is the Cemeteries webpage
Northern Nevada 775 575-4441Southern Nevada
DISABLED PARKING PRIVILEGES:
The State of Nevada authorizes
special parking permits for physically disabled persons. Applications are available at your local DMV office or can
be obtained by contacting the DMV Special Plate Section at 775 684-4750 in Carson City.
SPECIAL VETERAN LICENSE PLATES:
The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles offers several distinctive
license plates for veterans that include:
Ex-Prisoner of War
Pearl Harbor Survivors & Veterans
Medal of HonorApplications for special plates can be obtained at
your local DMV Office or by calling 775 684-4750 in Carson City.
or their dependents filing claims for service-connected disabilities may receive a one-time free copy of their birth, divorce,
death or marriage certificate from the appropriate county courthouse.
Discharge certificates are recorded free of charge to eligible veterans by Nevada
CIVIL SERVICE PREFERENCE:
Civil service preference is given to veterans applying for State employment in Nevada. Veterans
with service-connected disabilities receive additional preference. For information, contact the Nevada Department of
Personnel at 775 684-0150 in Carson City or 702 486-2900 in Las Vegas.