Compensation of Crime Victims
Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail
To apply for compensation or services following a crime:
To claim reimbursement for expenses following a crime:
All claims for compensation or services must be filed within two years of the property loss, or the injury or death of the victim if the crime was committed after May 23, 2013. However, if the crime was committed before May 23, 2013, the time limit is one year. All claims for reimbursement for expenses must be submitted within six months following the date on which the expenses were incurred. A person who does not comply with the prescribed time limit must justify the delay by demonstrating, for example, that he or she was unable to act. NoteIn the case of a victim of minor age, the time limit for submitting a claim begins when the victim reaches 18 years of age.
Processing time can vary according to the complexity of the claim.
Required documentsFor any claim for compensation or services, the following documents must be enclosed with the form:
For any application for reimbursement of expenses, the originals of all receipts, orders and attestations must be provided.
Information requiredIn both cases, the claimant must indicate on the form the compensation file number attributed by the Commission, if known.
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon, 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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