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Des Moines Regional Office

Current Operating Status


Situation Update

The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Regional Offices will be closed to the public starting March 19.

Regional offices will remain open, but will no longer accept walk-ins for claims assistance, scheduled appointments, counseling and other in-person services. This decision protects our older Veterans and those with underlying conditions as well as our employees.

For more information, please visit this link.

The Des Moines Regional Office, located at the Neal Smith Federal Building, is currently closed to the public. 

At this time, all Iowa VR&E Offices and public contact offices located at the Iowa City and Des Moines VA Hospitals are also closed to the public.  For more information regarding these offices, please visit this link.