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The website is designed to make the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund ("VCF") transparent and easy to navigate. You are able to:

  • File a claim with the VCF;
  • Access information about our policies and guidelines;
  • Obtain access to our forms and a list of resources to help you complete and submit your claim; and
  • Review newly updated Frequently Asked Questions.


    • Message from the Special Master and Sixth Annual VCF Status Report posted.

    • We have updated question 1.2 and 4.2 in our FAQs, and added several new questions:
      • 1.9: If I have filed a claim with the VCF, can I also file a claim with the U.S. Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund (“USVSST”)?
      • 2.6: Do I need to have my condition(s) certified for treatment by the WTC Health Program before I can register with the VCF?
      • 7.9: I live outside the continental Unites States. Do I need to go to the WTC Health Program to have my condition certified for treatment?

    • New updates made to the Private Physician page to clarify the criteria for using the Private Physician process.



    As directed by the regulations, the listing of claimants and deceased individuals includes the names of those who have either filed a claim for a deceased individual or amended a personal injury claim to notify the VCF that the victim is deceased. The listing includes the claimant's name along with the deceased individual's name.

Notice: The Fund will closely monitor any fraudulent activity including the submission of fraudulent claims and unauthorized use of www.vcf.gov. The Fund will report fraudulent conduct to federal law enforcement agencies and violators may be subject to criminal, civil or administrative penalties. If you wish to report information concerning suspected fraud concerning The Fund, please contact the Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General, at the following address:


The security of all personally identifiable information is of paramount importance to everyone within the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. We implement various measures to protect the security and confidentiality of personally identifiable information. Such measures include access controls designed to limit access to personally identifiable information to the extent necessary to accomplish our mission. We also employ various security technologies to protect personally identifiable information stored on our systems. We test our security measures periodically to ensure that they remain operational.