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Columbia Regional Office


Local Events and Happenings

Contacting us during COVID-19

The Columbia VA Regional Office is closed to the public due to COVID-19, but we are still here to help should you need assistance!

A Public Contact Team representative is just an email or telephone call away.

Call us at (803) 647-2488, or email, and provide your:

  • Name
  • Contact information and,
  • Best time of day for contact between 8:00am and 4:00pm
Then, a VA representative will call or email you back within 24 hours to assist!

You can also request a "Virtual Face-to-Face" meeting with a VA representative by sending an email to and providing your:

  • Name
  • Contact information and,
  • Best time of day for contact between 8:00am and 4:00pm
A VA Representative will email you back within 24 hours to set-up a video chat!

Outside of regular hours you may also apply for benefits online through, emailing the VA or calling the VA National Call Center at 1-800-827-1000.

Are you seeking assistance from Veteran Readiness and Employment Service?

Call us today at 803-647-2400

You can also visit for additional information.

Are you seeking assistance from a Veterans Service Organization?

The following sites contain helpful contact information for organizations serving the Veterans and beneficiaries for South Carolina:

1. (co-located with the Columbia VA Regional Office)

2. (State of South Carolina Department of Veterans Affairs)

3. (County Veterans Service Officers; open site using Chrome)

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Under Secretary for Benefits Paul R. Lawrence, Ph.D.Tele-Townhall with the Under Secretary

Join us for live tele-townhalls scheduled to accomodate all our Veterans across the country.

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2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), portrayed in an illustration created at the CDC. ALISSA ECKERT, MS; DAN HIGGINS, MAMOur Response to COVID-19

We appreciate your patience as we continue to work with you during this time of crisis. View VBA COVID-19 response, updated regularly.

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Office Status

Office Information

Columbia Regional Office

6437 Garners Ferry Road
Columbia, SC 29209
Monday–Friday, 8am–4pm
On Wednesdays, Public Contact hours will be from 8:30am - 4pm



Some regional offices have re-opened with limited hours and services. We may be screening visitors due to COVID-19. For your safety and convenience we continue to offer help online and by phone.

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