HOW TO FILE A CLAIM
There are 3 steps to filing your VCF claim:
You may file your claim using the online system or, if you do not have access to the internet, you may file a “hard copy” claim form by mail.
OPTION 1: FILE ONLINE - this is the best way to file your claim and the VCF's recommended method
There are several key benefits to filing your claim online:
Click here to begin your online claim.
OPTION 2: File a Hard Copy Form*
If you cannot file online because you do not have reliable access to the internet, you can choose one of the following options to receive and complete the claim form:
Ready to get started? Choose from the options on the right to begin your claim.
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The Department of Justice is authorized to collect this information by the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001, Title IV of Public Law 107-42, Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act, 49 U.S.C. § 40101 note, as amended by the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010, Title II of Public Law 111-347. The information you submit is for official use by the U.S. Department of Justice for the purposes of determining your eligibility for and the amount of compensation you may receive under any claim you may choose to submit to the Victim Compensation Fund. Provision of this information is voluntary. Information you submit may be disclosed by the Government only in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act.