Military & First Responders Bonus

To all qualified first responders and members of the five military branches, we’re so inspired by your courageous and selfless service to America, that we’d like to give something back. See below for eligibility requirements for receiving a $500 bonus toward purchasing or leasing a select, new Volkswagen.

During the Program Period, as set forth above, VWoA will pay a Military & First Responders Bonus amount (the “Program”) as outlined in Section 2 towards the lease or purchase of select new and unused Volkswagen models as outlined below.

Douglas Volkswagen of Summit, NJ Thanks Service Members With a $500 Bonus*

During the Program Period, as set forth above, VWoA will pay a Military & First Responders Bonus amount (the “Program”) as outlined in Section 2 towards the lease or purchase of select new and unused Volkswagen models as outlined below.

The following and their household family members may apply to this program.

Military

  • Active Duty U.S. Military (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, Coast Guard, and Active Reserve)
  • U.S. Military Veterans* (within 24 months of active duty)
  • U.S. Military Retirees*

Active First Responder

  • Eligible Occupations:
    Police Officer, Sheriff/Sheriff’s Deputy, Correctional Officer, State Trooper, Federal Law Enforcement Officer, Firefighter (career or volunteer), EMT, Paramedics, 911 Dispatcher/Operator
  • Ineligible Occupations:
    Retired First Responders, Registered Nurse, Ski Patrol, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members, Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS), Search and Rescue, Emergency Management Volunteers.

*Veteran: Someone who has served in the active military and has been discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable
*Retiree: A former member of the military that has served 20 or more years in the military

Documents required at time of sale:

Completed and signed Military & First Responder Claim Form

Customer Proof of eligibility:

Military: Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Military ID Card, DD-214 Veteran ID, DD Form 2 Retired ID (blue colored)

First Responder: Department-issued ID

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Clarifications:
Volkswagen of America, Inc., will pay a $500 Military and First Responders Bonus for qualified active-duty U.S. Military service members, U.S. Military Veterans (Veterans must be within 24 months of active duty), U.S. Military retirees, First Responders. (Police Officer, Sheriff/Sherriff’s Deputy, Correctional Officer, State Trooper, Federal Law Enforcement Officer, Firefighter (career or volunteer), EMT, Paramedic, 911 Dispatcher/Operator) and their family household members who purchase or lease a new, unused MY14-MY19 Volkswagen model (excluding Golf R) through participating dealers from January 3, 2019, to January 2, 2020. Proof of military/first responder eligibility and residency of family household member (if applicable) required. Bonus applied toward MSRP and is not available for cash. Fleet customers are not eligible. One bonus per VIN. Eligible customers may receive this bonus on up to two Volkswagen vehicles per year. See your local Volkswagen dealer or, for general product information, call 1-800-Drive-VW.