Apply for a veterans badge or a medal
4. Apply for a UK merchant seafarers veterans badge
You can apply for a UK merchant seafarers veterans badge if you:
- were a Merchant Navy seafarer or fisherman
- served in a vessel used to support the UK Armed Forces
If you’re applying on behalf of someone who’s died
You can only apply on behalf of a veteran who’s died if you get a War Widow’s or Widower’s Pension.
How to apply
Members of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary
If you’re a member of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, apply for the armed forces veterans badge.