Compensation and welfare benefits for victims of terrorist attacks

Information on how to make a compensation claim if you were directly affected by a terrorist attack.



This guidance provides information on how to apply for compensation or find out about benefits if you, or someone you know, is a:

  • victim of a terrorist attack in the UK
  • victim of a terrorist attack abroad

More information is available about support available for victims of terrorism.

Published 18 October 2017
Last updated 21 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added information about how to find out about welfare benefits.
  2. First published.