Veterans' Exemption

Shelly Scott, Assessor - Recorder - County Clerk

Veterans with a 100% disability due to a service-related injury or illness are eligible for an exemption of $143,273 on the assessed value of their home. Spouses of veterans killed in active duty are eligible for the same benefit.

If you are a disabled veteran and your annual household income is less than $64,337, you qualify for an increased exemption of $214,910. To claim the increased benefit, you must file annually.

How to apply for the Disabled Veteran Exemption

You must submit the application which can be found here: Forms

Along with your application, submit the following documents:

  • Proof of disability from the Veterans Administration;
  • Honorable Discharge Papers;
  • Death Certificate and Marriage Certificate (if claiming benefits for surviving spouse).

For additional information

Veteran's exemption amounts may change annually. If you need additional information, please contact the Marin County Assessor’s Office.

Beginning Monday, June 15, 2020, the Assessor’s Office public counter will be available by appointment only. To slow the spread of COVID-19, we respectfully request that our customers continue to observe Marin’s Shelter in Place Order and use online and mail options as much as possible.

Assessor’s Office / Room 208 / Office Visit by Appointment Only — Appointments Available 9am to 3pm

  • The Real Property division of the Assessor’s Office is available between the hours of 8am to 4pm for phone calls or e-mail correspondence, Call (415) 473-7215 with Assessment questions or email us.
  • Please visit our electronic calendar to schedule your appointment with the Real or Personal Property divisions of the Assessor’s Office, or you may phone our offices to schedule your appointment.