County Veteran ID Card

The San Mateo County Veterans Services Office is proud to provide the over 33,000 San Mateo County Veterans with a free Veterans ID Card. These cards identify Veterans who served in our Armed Forces, and received an honorable discharge following their military service.


College Fee Waiver

Dependents of a veteran who has a 0% to 100% disability VA rating may be eligible for free tuition to any Junior College or State and UC Universities. Visit us today to learn more about this California State benefit. 

Check out our college page here: Veterans - Colleges 


Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.


Local VA Sites


CalVet Resource Book

Calvet Resource book

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Contact Information
San Mateo County Veteran Services Office
550 Quarry Road
San Carlos, CA 94002Get Directions
Phone or Virtual Appointments Only
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
In-Person Appointments
Phone or Virtual Appointments Only
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
In-Person Appointments
Phone or Virtual Appointments
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