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Des Moines Regional Office


Local Events and Happenings

Fort Dodge CBOC Claims Clinic - September 26, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Where: Fort Dodge CBOC, 530 S 25th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Veterans, come see a Veterans Affairs Public Contact Representative for all of your compensation benefit needs.

We can help you with claims assistance, benefit information, or file for the benefits you deserve.

No appointment needed.

Des Moines VA Regional Office Interviews

The Des Moines VA Regional Office and our offices at VA Central Iowa Health Care System (Des Moines-Main Campus), Iowa City VA Health Care System (Main Campus), and Waterloo are open for normal business.  We are accepting walk-ins, but to limit potential exposure, we would prefer you schedule a meeting.


Visitors seeking assistance from the Regional Office Public Contact Team are encouraged to schedule a virtual or in-person appointment on the Visitor Engagement Reporting Application (VERA).You will receive email confirmation of your appointment.

Other options to contact us:

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Des Moines area: 515-323-7464

Iowa City area: 319-338-0581 x6244

Through the National Call Center at 1-800-827-1000.  They can route the inquiry to us.


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Office Status

Office Information

Des Moines Regional Office

210 Walnut St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Monday-Friday, 8 am - 4 pm



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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