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There are two deadlines in the VCF’s claim filing process: a Claim Filing Deadline and a Registration Deadline. It is important to distinguish between the two and be aware of which applies to your individual circumstances.

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1.6 What types of documents can I submit to prove I was present at the site?

1.6 What types of documents can I submit to prove I was present at the site? (Added: May 10, 2019)

There are many different types of documents that can be used to demonstrate presence at a 9/11 crash site, in the New York City Exposure Zone, or along the routes of debris removal. Full details of the most common types of documents are outlined in Section 1.6 of our Policies and Procedures document and the Claim Form Document Checklist (Personal Injury or Deceased Claim). In addition, the VCF has arrangements with certain employers, unions, and other organizations that have agreed to provide presence information directly to the VCF or have provided contact information so that a claimant can request information to support presence. See Section 1.6.b of the Policies and Procedures document for a full list of the employers and entities with whom this relationship currently exists.

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