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Des Moines Regional Office


Local Events and Happenings

Introducing Director Tracie Pinkston

It is our pleasure to inform you that Tracie Pinkston has been selected by Continental District as the new Director for the Des Moines Regional Office. Director Pinkston brings a wealth of experience to her new position. Please click on the link to read her impressive biography.

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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.

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Des Moines VA Regional Office Interviews

The Des Moines VA Regional Office and our offices at the Des Moines & Iowa City VA Medical Centers are open to the public for most 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.


Did you know the VA produces short highly quality content videos on YouTube?

If you want to learn about important topics like Veterans Benefits at all percentages, cost of living increases, and the latest on the PACT Act - check out #theSITREP!

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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