Office Operating Status During COVID-19

NMDVS Continues to Provide Services Remotely

We are continuing to provide full-spectrum services  via telephone, email, and video conference.  This measure ensures that our agency is doing our part to protect our veteran community during the current public health emergency.   Importantly, you no longer need to leave your home to file a VA claim or apply for a state benefit.  

Please call or email your nearest office for assistance.   A list of our Veteran Service Officers’ phone numbers and email addresses can be found here.   Veterans can also call (505) 383-2400 for assistance with federal claims and may also file claims online at  For assistance with state benefits, please call (505) 827-6300 or 1 (866) 433-8387.  For assistance with cemetery or memorial questions, please call (505) 827-6304 or (505) 231-8911 You may also email any veteran-related inquiry or concern to

We continue to urge all veterans to avoid social gatherings, wash your hands, and stay home.

For the latest information on the coronavirus, please click here.   There is also a coronavirus hotline that can be reached at 1 (855) 600-3453.


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