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ND College and University Certifying Officials

Benefit Category: State

Certifying officials are campus representatives authorized to sign and submit forms to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs on behalf of veterans, active-duty service members, National Guard members and their dependents. Certifying officials verify enrollment, document changes in status and report circumstances affecting benefits. 

To find your school’s certifying official click:  http://www.ndus.edu/students/military-veterans-families/va-certifying-officials/

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Discharge Requests

Most Veteran’s benefits require that applicants provide a copy of their Form DD 214 or discharge record, which is evidence of their veteran status. This is an important document and must be safeguarded. In the State of North Dakota separation documents are considered confidential and privileged NDCC 37-18-11 (13). National Guard members may receive a NGB22 and /or NGB23 upon obtaining 20 years of satisfactory service (20 year letter).