Who Is Qualified?
Any legally blinded veteran who was honorably discharged from service can join BVA as a member, regardless of how or when they lost their vision.
Types of BVA Membership:
A lifelong membership with a one-time payment as shown below.
If you are a veteran that is:
$20.00 Life/Associate Life Membership Promotion Sept. 1, 2016 to Aug. 1, 2017
66 years old and older: was $50.00 Savings $30.00
61 years - 65 years: was $63.00 Savings $43.00
55 years - 60 years: was $75.00 Savings $55.00
45 years - 54 years: was $88.00 Savings $68.00
44 years old or younger: was $100.00 Savings $80.00
Impairment of sight or vision is determined to be service-connected (In the line of Duty) by the VA or DOD
Associate Life Membership:
Impairment of sight or vision is not determined to be service-connected (not Incurred in the line of Duty) by the VA or DOD
HONORARY LIFE MEMBERSHIP (WWII):
BVA offers free Life Membership for any blinded veteran that served during World War II (December 7, 1941- December 31, 1946). To qualify for this Membership, BVA requires that you submit a World War II Discharge Document, such as a DD214, Separation Certificate, or VA rating decision showing service dates.