Contact the Department of National Defence
Explore the topics below, or use the search bar to quickly find contact information related to the Department of National Defence (DND) or the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or, if you are a DND employee or CAF member, ask your supervisor or chain of command for guidance.
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- DND/CAF bases, units and offices
Find phone numbers, addresses and other contact information for bases, units and offices across Canada and the world.
- Public and media inquiries
Ask general questions, find media relations and public affairs officers for the Army, Navy and Air Force, as well as Access to Information and Privacy Request information.
- Military history and honours
Learn about ordering replacement medals, the bands of the Canadian Armed Forces, search the military museums directory or answer general military history questions.
- Pay, pension and benefits
Contact information for CAF pay, pension, benefits and release benefits information, as well as public servant pay, pension, benefits and insurance plan information.
- Health, well-being and casualty services
Contacts for medical and dental services and insurance, as well as counselling, chaplaincy, employee assistance and sexual misconduct support.
- Records inquiries for DND/CAF personnel
Request personal information under the Privacy Act, military service records, Military Personnel Records Résumés or employment verification.
- Legal services and copyright permission
Contact a military lawyer for legal advice, ask about Service Estates, or request Crown copyright permission.
- Military transition and Veterans
Contact Veterans Affairs Canada, Veterans Ombudsman or The Royal Canadian Legion, find a CAF transition centre, apply for a Veterans Service Card or speak with a mental health professional.
- Recruitment, military training and universities
Contact a recruiter, recruit school, military college or training institution.
- Defence procurement and finance
Contact information to sell products to federal government and National Defence or to buy military surplus.
- Complaints and incident reporting
Submit a military complaint or report an incident.