How to apply
You or your solicitor can apply to the Scottish Ministers for compensation by filling in the miscarriage of justice application form.
Apply for miscarriage of justice compensation
You may need to attach supporting documents with your application, for example:
- the Statement of Reasons from the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission
- the Appeal Court Opinion
- any other supporting documentation you think may be relevant
Return the form and any supporting documents to:
The Scottish Government
Criminal Law and Practice Unit
Criminal Justice Division
St Andrew's House
The Scottish Government cannot give legal advice. Speak to a solicitor or support organisation if you need help or advice for your application.
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