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Program News

The listing below is provided as a reference of all the news, announcements, and documents published by the VCF.  In order to ensure you are viewing the most current version of a form, resource, or FAQ, please go directly to the Forms, Resources, or FAQ page. 

Should you encounter any confusion with regards to which version of a document or form to use, please contact the VCF Helpline for assistance. 


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Claimant Assistance Clinics - 2018


Updated: December 14, 2017

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El Impacto del COVID-19 (Coronavirus) en las Operaciones del VCF

A partir del 19 de marzo del 2020

El VCF se mantiene operando al momento, aun cuando se esperan retrasos en todas las áreas del procesamiento de reclamos. Por favor lea la información a continuación y continúe chequeando nuestra página web para actualizaciones.

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Laws and Regulations

Documents related to the Victim Compensation Fund can be accessed through the links listed below.

H.R. 1327 - Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act

Notice of Inquiry as published by the Special Master in the Federal Register on October 3, 2018.

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Registration and Claim Filing Deadlines

There are two steps in the VCF claim filing process, each of which has a separate deadline:  

Step 1: Register by July 29, 2021:

Registration preserves your right to file a claim in the future.  By registering with the VCF, you do not waive any legal rights, and there is no obligation to file a claim in the future.  To register with the VCF you must do one of the following: 