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Victim Presence Statement

June 28, 2023
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Change Log:

June 28, 2023: updated text with more information regarding debris removal eligibility

August 27, 2021: Updated the declaration statement to include penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America. Corrected the pdf-fillable VCF number field to accept a leading zero.

March 30, 2021: Questions updated to provide more clarity and simpler instructions.

January 29, 2021: Form updated to reflect instructions for certified translations; as well as updated signature page.

June 5, 2020: The VCF has just posted two new Presence Statement forms to the website: the Victim Presence Statement and the Witness Presence Statement.  These forms should be used for those claims where affidavits are being submitted in support of presence.  Both forms include detailed instructions on how to complete the forms, and how to submit them to the VCF once they are completed. 

The Victim Presence Statement allows a victim to provide additional details regarding their presence.  This form is optional, but may be helpful if a claimant has additional information about his or her presence that is not already provided as part of the claim form responses or in the supporting documents.

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