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Paris Terror Attack: Compensation for Victims

Information about claiming compensation if you were a victim of the terrorist attack in Paris France on 2 December 2022


Paris Terror Attack: Compensation for Victims
Paris Terror Attack: Compensation for Victims

The terrorist attack in Paris, France on 2 December 2022 has been designated as an act of terrorism by The Secretary of State for the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).


Applications can be made to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) under the Victims of Overseas Terrorism Compensation Scheme 2012 (VOTCS) by those victims injured, or the families of those killed, in the attack. You can get more information in CICA’s guide to the VOTCS.


You do not need a paid representative, such as a solicitor or claims management company, to apply for compensation.


Free independent advice may be available from Victim Support or other charitable organisations. You can get support as a victim of terrorism on GOV.UK

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