If my claim (from another country) is to be considered in this country

Information on how an EU country assesses an application for compensation

If you fell victim to a crime while you were abroad (in an EU country in which you do not live) you can submit the application to the assisting authority of the country in which you live. The assisting authority translates and transmits the application to the deciding authority of the EU country where the crime was committed. The deciding authority is responsible for assessing the application and payment of the compensation.

Here you find information about how your application will be assessed by the deciding authority in the EU country where the crime was committed.

You are advised to look at the information for the country where the crime was committed.

Please select the relevant country's flag to obtain detailed national information.

Last update: 08/10/2020

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