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Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

We are a government organisation that can pay money (an award) to people who have been physically or mentally injured because they were the blameless victim of a violent crime.

The current Scheme was introduced on 27 November 2012 and applies to any application made on or after that date, If your application was made before then different rules may apply.

What does CICA do?

We offer a free service, processing applications and making awards that range from £1,000 to £500,000.

Check the website to:

  • Find out if you qualify for compensation (we call this eligibility)
  • Apply for compensation
  • Find out how we handle your claim
  • Get help if you were injured in another country


Who to contact


Where to go

Alexander Bain House
15, York Street
G2 8JQ

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Mondays to Fridays 8.30am and 5.00pm Wednesdays 10.00am to 5.00pm.
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