Medals contacts

Contacts to apply for a medal, replace a medal or ask a question about Canadian military medals and honours.

Directorate of Honours and Recognition

Contact the Directorate of Honours and Recognition to apply for a replacement or initial issue medal for retired or deceased Forces members.

For all questions about individual honours:

Directorate of Honours and Recognition
National Defence Headquarters
101 Colonel By Dr
Ottawa ON  K1A 0K2

By phone: 1-877-741-8332 (toll free Mon-Fri 8 am to 4 pm Eastern Time)

By email: medals-medailles@forces.gc.ca

Chancellery of Honours

Contact the Chancellery of Honours at Rideau Hall to:

  • apply for the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal for Korea (CVSMK)
  • submit a nomination for Canadian orders, decorations and commemorative medals
  • get a replacement of insignia for Canadian orders, decorations and commemorative medals

Chancellery of Honours
Rideau Hall
1 Sussex Dr
Ottawa ON  K1A 0A1

By phone: 1-800-465-6890 (toll free)

Veterans Affairs

Contact Veterans Affairs Canada to replace lost Second World War and Korean conflict medals (with the exception of the CVSMK):

Honours and Awards
Veterans Affairs Canada
66 Slater St Suite 1411
Ottawa ON  K1A 0P4

By phone: 1-866-522-2122 (toll free)

By email: awards-citations@vac-acc.gc.ca

Library and Archives Canada

Contact Library and Archives Canada to get information from a military service file or a statement of military service:

Library and Archives Canada
Personnel Record Unit (PRU) 
395 Wellington St
Ottawa ON  K1A 0N3

By phone: 1-866-578-7777 (toll free)

Release and Benefits Administration

Contact the Release and Benefits Administration (RBA) to obtain a Canadian Forces service pins or a Certificate of service (CF 54):

Release Benefits Administration (RBA)
National Defence Headquarters
101 Colonel By Dr
Ottawa ON  K1A 0K2

By email: CMP_DPSP_RBA_ABL_DPPS_CPM@Forces.gc.ca

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