You can apply to the Medal Office for a medal or veterans badge if you’ve served in the UK armed forces and are eligible.
Apply for a medal through your current unit if you’re a serving member of the armed forces.
You can apply for a medal (for example a campaign medal) if you’re entitled to one but haven’t claimed it.
You can also apply if you’re a deceased veteran’s legal next of kin.
You can’t get medals that were awarded for service before or during World War 1.
Check the National Archives for records of medals awarded up to World War 2.
You can apply for a veterans badge if you served in any of the armed forces, or the regular reserves.
Replacement medals or badges
You can apply for a replacement medal or veterans badge if you meet the eligibility requirements.