Compensation to crime victims


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Compensation to crime victims

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Languages for the transmission of applications

In accordance with Article 11(1), Luxembourg accepts the following languages:

  • Luxembourgish,
  • French and
  • German.

Application forms for compensation

In Luxembourg, people seeking compensation are not required to complete a specific form.

Victims of a crime simply need to send a letter giving the date, place and details of the crime.

They should enclose copies of any documents in support of their compensation claim (copy of the police report, any court decisions that may have been handed down, supporting documents proving their total incapacity for work, permanent disability, increase in outgoings or reduction in income, and documents describing their disability, to ensure that they receive effective and adequate compensation from the offender).

Last update: 06/05/2022

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