Council Directive 2004/80/EC of 29 April 2004 relating to compensation to crime victims
To help victims of violent intentional crime to access compensation in cross border cases, the directive sets up a system of cooperation between national authorities:
The directive provides for two standard forms for the transmission of applications for compensation in cross-border situations.
Additional information: Compensation
You can complete these forms online by clicking one of the links below. If you have already started a form and saved a draft, you can upload it using the "Load draft" button.
As of 1 January 2021, the United Kingdom is no longer an EU Member State. However, in the field of civil justice, pending procedures and proceedings initiated before the end of the transition period will continue under EU law. Until the end of 2022, the United Kingdom can continue to be selected in online (dynamic) forms for the purpose of these proceedings and procedures. An exception to this rule are the Public documents forms, in which the UK should not be selected.
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Last update : 06/10/2020