Portugal: criminal injuries compensation scheme

Information for UK national victims of violent crime in Portugal and how they can claim compensation through the Portuguese criminal injuries compensation scheme



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This information is provided by the British Government for the convenience of enquirers, but neither His Majesty’s Government nor any official of the Consulate take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information, nor accept liability for any loss, costs, damage or expense which you might suffer as a result of relying on the information supplied. It is not a substitute for obtaining your own legal advice.

Published 16 November 2017
Last updated 17 October 2022 + show all updates
  1. Guidance reviewed and updated

  2. Updated information of leaflet on criminal injuries compensation scheme in Portugal, including new links - August 2020

  3. Updated February 2018

  4. First published.