Guide

Claim compensation after a criminal injury
Last updated: 15 April 2019

Claiming after a criminal injury abroad

You can usually apply for compensation if you're a UK resident and have been injured because of a violent crime in another country.

Visit GOV.UK for information on:

  • applying for compensation if the the crime happened within the EU
  • applying for compenstion if the crime happened outside the EU

Visit GOV.UK

Support if you're affected by crime

Victim Support Scotland can give you practical and emotional support when you get home.

It may also be able to put you in contact with overseas support organisations.

Victim Support Scotland
Telephone: 0800 160 1985 Find out about call charges
Email: info@victimsupportsco.org.uk