Disabled Veteran Exemption


Those veterans that are fully disabled as a result of active wartime services are eligible for full exemption from property taxes. The eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • Must have had active wartime service in the U.S. Armed Forces and been honorably discharged (DD214 required).
  • Must have a United States Veteran Administration certification of wartime service-connected disability as described under the exemption application, which can be downloaded above.
  • Must wholly own or hold title to the dwelling house for which exemption is claimed.
  • Must be a citizen and legal or domiciliary resident of New Jersey.

Surviving Spouses

A surviving spouse of a fully disabled veteran must provide the above documentation for the deceased and cannot have remarried in order to receive this exemption.

View and download the form (PDF).