© 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 Recording of
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Thank You For Your Service

Record Your Military Discharge
At No Fee

In Missouri, your Military Discharge may be brought to your County Recorder of Deeds for recordation at no fee.

  • After you are discharged, record your Military Discharge in the county you reside.
  • When you move, record your Discharge in your new county of residence.
  • When you need a copy of your Discharge, contact the Recorder in the county that you recorded it.

Contact information for all Missouri County Recorders of Deeds Here

Veterans Residing in St. Louis City-
Please bring your Military Discharge (complete Discharge papers including DD214) to Room 124 at City Hall for the St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar to record it at no fee.

By recording your Discharge with us, you or your surviving spouse can obtain a free copy when the need arises. Think of us as a free Safe Deposit Box for your Military Discharge.

Military Discharge papers recorded with Missouri's county Recorders are closed records under Missouri law, accessible by only the Veteran, surviving spouse, and special third parties identified by Missouri Statute.

Bring your Military Discharge (complete Discharge papers including DD214) 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 -

We will make a copy of your Discharge, index and file it, give you back your original, and the entire process will be done in a couple of minutes.

Visit us at your earliest convenience and allow us to provide you with this service.






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
Grave Site Locator