|Eligible Veteran (National Cemetery Administration—NCA)||No Fee (see below)|
|Eligible Dependents (NCA)||$350.00|
|Selected Reserve Veteran - NH Resident||No Fee (see below)|
|Selected Reserve Dependent - NH Resident||$350.00 (see below)|
|Selected Reserve Veteran – NH non-resident||$850.00 (see below)|
|Selected Reserve Dependent – NH non-resident||$850.00 (see below)|
Fees include the grave site, opening and closing of the grave, engraved headstone or niche marker, and perpetual care. For full-casket burials, pre-placed outer burial containers (OBC) are available free of charge in newer burial sections. In older full-casket sections, the family is responsible for the cost, delivery, and installation of an OBC through a funeral home.
See NH State Veterans Cemetery Eligibility & Operations dated May 2022 for Selected Reserve eligibility.
State residency is determined in accordance with DSMV 634A (Rev. 6/2019). Proof of residency for Selected Reserve at the time death must be provided prior to scheduling a burial service.
Note: The NHSVC receives a plot allowance from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) determined by the date of death for a veteran eligible based on NCA Directive 3210/1 and public law affecting the NCA according to the following dates:
If the VA previously paid this plot allowance, the next of kin or authorized agent is required to make payment of same to the NHSVC. VA rules prohibit seeking plot allowance reimbursement if the veteran is charged a fee by a State. The VA does NOT pay plot allowance for Selected Reserve veterans.
|Memorial Markers||No Fee|
Memorial Markers (NCA veteran only) are provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at no cost. A prerequisite for being eligible for a memorial marker is that the veteran cannot be memorialized in any other cemetery (i.e. have a headstone or grave marker of any kind)
Disinterment / Relocation Fees
|• Disinterment and re-interment within cemetery||$700.00|
|• Disinterment and removed from NHSVC||$350.00|
This fee does not include the cost associated with the removal of the vault and/or the replacement of vault (if needed). This must be accomplished by a vault company and coordinated with a funeral director or designee, or the next-of-kin as defined in RSA 290:16, or designated agent under RSA 290:17.
In Ground Cremains
|• Disinterment and re-interment within cemetery||$400.00|
|• Disinterment and removed from NHSVC||$200.00|
|• Removal from columbarium to in-ground within cemetery||$300.00|
|• Relocate from columbarium to columbarium within cemetery||$200.00|
|• Removal from columbarium and removed from NHSVC||$100.00|