Compensation services

Legislation, how to apply for compensation, information on human trafficking and how to contact Compensation Services.  

Compensation schemes and services

Compensation Services administers five statutory compensation schemes in Northern Ireland for criminal injuries, criminal damage.

Compensation Services Privacy Notice

Please read Compensation Services Privacy Notice regarding how your personal information is processed.

Compensation legislation and schemes

How to apply for compensation

Visit nidirect, the government services website for people living in Northern Ireland to find out more about making a claim for criminal damage or criminal injury:

Victims of human trafficking

​Further information

Further information on the schemes operated by the Compensation Services along with eligibility criteria can be obtained from the NIDirect government website.


Contact information for Compensation Services:

Related to Compensation services

Access to information

How to request information from the Department of Justice including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme.

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