Veteran in Wheel Chair holding an American Flag

Disabled Veterans

As a disabled Veteran, you may be eligible for additional compensations or reduced fees for services like vehicle registration.

US Department of Veterans' Affairs Programs

New York State Programs
State Vehicle Registrations Fee Exemption

Through the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Veterans can qualify to be exempt from registration fees and vehicle plate fees.

E-ZPass for Disabled Veterans

The New York State Thruway Authority offers free, unlimited travel anywhere on the Thruway to certain, qualifying disabled Veterans.

The New York State Blind Annuity Program
The Blind Annuity Program benefit is for legally blind wartime Veterans, or surviving un-remarried spouses of legally blind wartime Veterans, who live and are domiciled in New York State. Blindness need not be a service-connected disability.
Other New York State Programs
Lifetime Liberty Pass

The Lifetime Liberty Pass benefits includes free vehicle entry to state parks and DEC-operated day-use areas, as well as numerous state boat launch sites, historic sites, arboretums and park preserves; free golf at 28 State Park golf courses; free swimming pool entrance at 36 State Park pools, and discounted camping and cabin rentals at all 119 State Park and DEC campgrounds.

Reduced Fee New York State Hunting and Fishing Licenses

Disabled veterans can get reduced fee hunting and fishing licenses and preference for Deer Management Permits from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.