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The VCF makes frequent updates to this website, including updates to documents posted on the site. As a result, some of the historical links below may no longer be active. If you encounter a deactivated link, it means the document or content has been updated and a newer version is now available. Although this may cause some inconvenience, it ensures only the most up-to-date information is provided.


14-Oct-2014
03-Oct-2014
  • New FAQs posted: 4.18 How does the VCF define “original documents” when requesting Letters of Administration and Death Certificates?; and 6.43 Do I need to submit tax returns?
  • Updated FAQs posted: 6.38 Documents to prove past earnings; and 6.42 Tax transcripts in place of tax returns
  • Updated FAQs posted to the Spanish, Polish, and Chinese website pages
18-Sep-2014
15-Sep-2014
  • New FAQ posted: 6.42 Tax transcripts in place of tax returns
  • Updated FAQs posted: 11.7 Access to online claim filed by an attorney; and 11.8 Granting online claim access to an attorney
  • Updated information about the October 12, 2014 filing deadline and Interim Registration forms posted to the English, Spanish, Polish, and Chinese website pages
09-Sep-2014
02-Sep-2014
25-Aug-2014
  • October 12, 2014 Filing Deadline FAQ documents posted to the Spanish, Polish, and Chinese website pages
20-Aug-2014
  • New FAQ posted: 3.27 Does the date my condition or disease started matter?
15-Aug-2014
  • Information posted to the Information for Law Firms page
  • October 12, 2014 Filing Deadline FAQ document posted and updates made to deadline-related FAQs: 4.10; 6.5; and 6.6 regarding filing deadlines for claimants with worsening conditions and claimants who have not yet suffered economic loss
  • Updated FAQs posted: 6.7 Medical expenses; 6.14 Replacement services; 6.20.1 Documents to prove non-economic loss; and 6.38 Tax returns and tax transcripts
08-Aug-2014
28-Jul-2014
  • Updated FAQ posted: 11.11 Reimbursable non-routine attorney expenses
  • Updated FAQs posted to the Spanish, Polish, and Chinese website pages
14-Jul-2014
  • Updated FAQs posted to the Spanish, Polish, and Chinese website pages
  • September Claimant Assistance Clinic Scheduled
  • New FAQs posted: 9.1 Difference between appeal and amendment; and 9.3 Filing an appeal and scheduling a hearing
  • Updated FAQ posted: 9.2 Circumstances appropriate to request an appeal
09-Jul-2014
  • New FAQ posted: 5.6 Expedited process to appoint the Personal Representative of a deceased individual in cases of financial hardship or exigent circumstances
03-Jul-2014
30-Jun-2014
  • New FAQs posted: 6.20.1 Documents to prove extent of non-economic loss; and 8.13 Paying attorney fees directly to law firms
  • Updated FAQs posted: 8.6 Providing bank account information to the Fund; 8.8 Information for claimants using online banks; and 8.9 Claimant payments made to law firm accounts
06-Jun-2014
19-May-2014
  • Updated FAQs posted: 2.11 Medical records to support Eligibility Form; 2.24 Answering claim form questions about dates of discovery, treatment and diagnosis; 3.7 Proof of covered conditions; 3.10 Medical records for claimants certified by the WTC Health Program; and 6.32 Medical records to support Compensation Form
27-May-2014
16-May-2014
12-May-2014
05-May-2014
  • New Amend Claim functionality added to the online claims system
  • Updates posted to Information for Law Firms page
  • New FAQ 4.17 posted: Updating claimant, representative or attorney contact information; and Updated FAQs posted: 3.21 How to add cancer as a claimed condition; 4.8 What happens after filing a claim form; 4.13 Accessing a hard copy claim online; and 4.16 How to amend a claim
  • Online and hard copy Eligibility Forms updated to include Prostate Cancer and revised definitions of Childhood Cancer and Rare Cancer
30-Apr-2014
24-Apr-2014
18-Apr-2014
  • New FAQs posted: 4.16 How to amend a claim; 6.39 Compensation and disability-related information provided directly to the VCF by FDNY; 6.40 Compensation and disability-related information provided directly to the VCF by NYPD; and 6.41 Compensation information obtained directly from unions
  • Updated FAQs posted: 2.4 and 2.5 regarding proof of presence at the site; and 13.7 and 13.8 regarding the Private Physician process
10-Apr-2014
04-Apr-2014
  • Updated Eligibility Form Tip Sheet posted
  • Updated Filing Deadlines Handout and deadline-related FAQs 1.4 and 12.2 posted
  • New FAQs posted: 3.26 Eligibility for Rare Cancers; 4.14 Forms for Pentagon and Shanksville, PA responders; 4.15 Processing of Personal Injury claim if claimant dies after filing the claim
  • Updated FAQs posted: 1.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.21, and 3.24 regarding eligible conditions and rare cancers; 6.21: collateral offsets, 8.1: timing of VCF payments, 8.11: distribution of payments for deceased claims; and 13.6 and 13.13 related to the Private Physician process
02-Apr-2014
26-Mar-2014
21-Mar-2014
26-Feb-2014
14-Feb-2014
11-Feb-2014
10-Feb-2014
30-Jan-2014
23-Jan-2014
2-Jan-2014
10-Dec-2013
22-Nov-2013
28-Oct-2013
23-Oct-2013
  • Message from the Special Master: VCF Program Update
  • New and Updated Filing Deadline FAQs posted
  • New Private Physician Process FAQs posted
  • Updated guidance for law firms posted
27-Sept-2013
24-Sept-2013
23-Sept-2013
16-Sept-2013
12-Sept-2013
  • Information and Interim Registration Forms posted to the Spanish, Polish, and Chinese pages regarding the October 3, 2013 claim filing deadline
11-Sept-2013
03-Sept-2013
28-Aug-2013
19-Aug-2013
15-Aug-2013
  • Information posted to the Spanish, Polish, and Chinese pages regarding the October 3, 2013 claim filing deadline
13-Aug-2013
  • New FAQs and important information posted regarding the October 3, 2013 claim filing deadline
09-Aug-2013
05-Aug-2013
26-Jul-2013
  • Free legal clinic scheduled for August 21, 2013. Click here for details
12-Jul-2013
03-Jul-2013
  • Updated FAQs and messages from the Special Master posted to the Spanish, Polish and Chinese homepages
27-Jun-2013
24-Jun-2013
17-Jun-2013
13-Jun-2013
04-Jun-2013
22-May-2013
14-May-2013
08-May-2013
01-May-2013
  • Free legal clinic scheduled for June 11, 2013. Click here for details.
24-Apr-2013
09-Apr-2013
08-Apr-2013
19-Mar-2013
15-Mar-2013
22-Feb-2013
12-Feb-2013
01-Feb-2013
31-Jan-2013
25-Jan-2013
15-Jan-2013
04-Jan-2013
28-Dec-2012
12-Dec-2012
09-Nov-2012
31-Oct-2012
17-Oct-2012
02-Oct-2012
27-Sept-2012
22-Aug-2012
14-Aug-2012
13-Aug-2012
27-July-2012
26-July-2012
24-July-2012
17-July-2012
25-May-2012
23-May-2012
16-May-2012
04-May-2012
19-Apr-2012
11-Apr-2012
30-Mar-2012
  • Law firm bulk upload feature available for Registration: Overview and FAQ 4.9 posted
28-Mar-2012
20-Mar-2012
09-Mar-2012
07-Mar-2012
25-Jan-2012
20-Jan-2012
29-Dec-2011
27-Dec-2011
15-Dec-2011
05-Dec-2011
31-Oct-2011
03-Oct-2011