INSTRUCTIONS FOR SENDING VA FORM 40-0247
Application for a Presidential Memorial Certificate
NOTE: This toll free fax service is available for PMC requests for all veterans that are buried in a Private Cemetery, State Veterans Cemetery, and in a VA national cemetery. Some State Veterans Cemeteries automatically order a PMC for a veteran burial so please check with the cemetery administrator before ordering.
PLEASE - WHEN USING THE TOLL FREE FAX DO NOT SEND A PAPER COPY OF THE APPLICATION THROUGH THE MAIL
To ensure your application is processed quickly and the certificate is delivered without errors, please follow all of the steps below:
Put your application form and supporting documents in your fax machine in the following order:
Important Message for VSO's, Funeral Homes and Other Businesses: Send one application package (application plus supporting document(s)) at a time. For this fax system to work as intended you must disconnect the call (hang up) and re-dial between each new application package.