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Des Moines Regional Office


Local Events and Happenings

Virtual Elderly Veteran Outreach Symposium - May 19, 2022

Join VBA for a virtual symposium on benefits, services, and resources available for elderly Veterans and those who support and advocate for them. Ways to join in link!

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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.


Tell us how we can better serve you!

Scan the QR code below to take the Des Moines VA Regional Office CX Survey FY22

 CX FY22 QR Code

Are you an Alaska Native Vietnam-era Veteran?

You may be entitled to a Native allotment selection, if you are an Alaska Native Vietnam Veteran who served between 1964 and 1971, AND have not received a Native allotment, OR are an heir to someone who meets the above criteria. For more information, visit the Bureau of Land Management web site or read their flyer.

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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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