Virgin Islands Veteran Benefits

The U.S. Virgin Islands offer several veteran benefits. This section offers a brief description of each of the following benefits.

  • Housing Benefits
  • Employment Benefits
  • Education Benefits
  • Other USVI Veteran Benefits

Virgin Islands Veteran Programs

  • Veterans Home/Land loan offers to Veterans who entered the Armed Forces while residing in the Virgin Islands, Maximum amount of $110,000 a low rate of 4%.
  • FREE Tuition is offered for attendance at local public educational institutions and the University of the Virgin Islands. This program is for Veterans who entered the Armed Forces while residing in the Virgin Islands.
  • FREE Tuition is offered for attendance at the University of the Virgin Islands to participate in the CELL program (Community Engagement & Lifelong Learning). This program is for Veterans who entered the he Armed Forces while residing in the Virgin Islands.
  • A FREE Burial Plot, in the local Cemeteries is offered to Veterans who are residents and entered the Armed Forces while residing in the Virgin Islands.
  • A Maximum of $3,500.00 is reimbursed for Burial Expenses of a Veteran who entered the Armed Forces while residing in the Virgin Islands.
  • Opportunity to acquire a Taxi Medallion for Veterans who entered the Armed Forces while residing in the Virgin Islands.

Other USVI Benefits

  • Homestead Tax Exception of up to $650.00 from the Real Property Tax Bill is offered to Veterans who occupies their primary home.
  • 10-Points Employmentr Preference added to Veteran's score on Local Civil Service Examinations. 15-Points for Disabled Veterans.
  • Administrative Leave for Military Burial attendance (with prior notification).
  • Administrative Leave for temporary participation in military exercise.
  • FREE Emergency Ambulance Service to all Veterans residing in the Virgin Islands.
  • FREE License Plates to all Veterans residing in the Virgin Islands
  • 100% reimbursement for off island travel for non service connected Veterans with a VA medical appointment

Learn more about US Virgin Island Veterans Benefits.

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