Please read and follow the instructions carefully. There is no need to call as the application form is posted to our website at www.cpva.ca. Note that there is a long backlog of up to six months to obtain the card.
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
Write to the same address as indicated on the form to obtain a replacement certificate of service (release certificate) as well as your service pin.
1. Concerning the possible entitlement to a Record of Service Card - NDI 75.
Note - this is often mistakenly referred to as a Veteran’s Card or Veterans Identification card, in essence it is a pocket size Certificate of the member’s record of service. Thus Record of Service Card.
2. The Record of Service Card - NDI 75 is issued to members leaving or who have left the Canadian Forces, with 10 or more years of service.
3. If you meet the eligibility criteria, use the application form attached. It is imperative the information required is legible. Complete with the member’s: Service Number, Military ID Number or Social Insurance Number. Two colour passport–type photographs measuring 1½” x 2”. Processing time after this office receives the application, is approximately 3–6 months to mail the card to applicant.
Mail to: Record of Service Card - NDI 75
Director Military Careers Administration 4
National Defence Headquarters
MGen George R. Pearkes Building
101 Colonel By Dr
Ottawa ON K1A 0K2
4. Replacement of the Record of Service Card - NDI 75 may be requested with a cost of $15.00 payable in the form of a Postal Money Order made payable to the Receiver General for Canada.
This information has kindly been provided to the CPVA by NDHQ. Please follow the instructions, complete the form posted at www.cpva.ca. enclose your documents, photos and payment, and do avoid calling as they are extremely busy trying to meet the demand. Please do not contact the undersigned or firstname.lastname@example.org as we have no further information at this time. For updates, pleased consult our website at www.cpva.ca.