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National Vietnam Veterans Longitudinal Study Registry (NVVLS)

The National Vietnam Veterans Longitudinal Study (NVVLS) Registry is housed in the Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC), and is composed of two parts: a registry and a data repository. The NVVLS Registry is available for use by both VA and non-VA investigators.


The Registry is a database of contact information for a cohort of female and male Veterans who served in the United States (US) military during the time of the Vietnam conflict (1964-1975). The NVVLS Registry is a VA CSP resource constructed from data collected via a longitudinal study with two time points; (NVVRS) 1988 and (NVVLS) 2013. The Registry of names and contact information includes only individuals who participated in both time points. To read more about how the NVVLS Registry was formed, please view this page.

Data Repository

The NVVLS Registry maintains study data in its data repository. The NVVLS data repository includes all data collected from NVVRS, NVVLS, studies utilizing the Registry, and Registry maintenance procedures.

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Email us at or call toll-free at 1-800-329-8387, extension 61965. That is the VA Puget Sound Health Care System’s main operator line and the extension connects to our staff.