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Windrush Compensation Scheme: claim forms and guidance

Claim forms and guidance for people who may be able to claim compensation through the Windrush Compensation Scheme.

Documents

Primary claimant: Windrush compensation claim form

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Primary claimant: Windrush compensation claim form

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Primary claimant: Windrush compensation claim guidance

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Close family member: Windrush compensation claim form

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Close family member: Windrush compensation claim form

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Close family member: Windrush compensation claim guidance

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Representative of an estate: Windrush compensation claim form

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Representative of an estate: Windrush compensation claim form

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Representative of an estate: Windrush compensation claim guidance

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Details

Use these forms if you are either claiming compensation:

  • for yourself
  • if you are a close family member
  • if you represent someone’s estate

How to claim depends on who you are and if you are in the UK or overseas.

You should read the relevant form guidance before you apply.

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Published 23 August 2019
Last updated 2 August 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added guidance on the support available to make a claim as a representative of an estate and guidance on making an application if you are overseas.

  2. Replaced the Primary claimant: Windrush compensation claim guidance and form.

  3. Uploaded revised documents.

  4. Updated forms and guidance.

  5. Updated primary claimant and deceased estates guidance.

  6. Updated guidance for primary claimants, close family members, and estate representatives.

  7. First published.