Instructions for the Application

  1. Please Download the Filipino WWII Congressional Gold Medal Application by clicking the PDF icon below.

  2. Completely fill out the Application

  3. Look on the page 2 and 3 to find the VETERANS (or Surviving NEXT of KIN) Regional Director Representative (Each Regional Director are broken out by US State and Us Territories). Please email directly to your Regional Director with attachment of the signed Application form.

  4. Once the Region Director receives your Application they will contact you and follow up to CERTIFY your documentation and/or eligibility (See below for Eligibility for the Medal). Never give any of your ORIGINAL Documents.


Should you not have any documentation, please see our RESOURCE LINKS page to request the VETERAN’s information. This process in ordering/requesting records may take some time.  

Eligibility for the Congressional Gold Medal "Filipino Veterans of World War II" to include an individual who served:

  • Honorably at any time from July 26, 1941, to December 31, 1946;

  • In an active-duty status under the command of the U.S. Armed Forces in the Far East; and

  • Within the Philippine Commonwealth Army, the Philippine Scouts, the Philippine Constabulary, Recognized Guerrilla Units, the New Philippine Scouts, the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, the Second Filipino Infantry Battalion (Separate), or the First Reconnaissance Battalion; or

  • Commanding or serving in such a unit as a U.S. military officer or enlisted soldier.

Download Application Here

Updated Aug 14, 2019.doc