Maltese and European citizens are entitled to claim compensation for the criminal injuries they have sustained so long as such injuries were subject to criminal proceedings or reported to the Police without delay.

Such compensation can be claimed either by the victim himself or by a dependent or other person if the latter has suffered any money loss or incurred expenses because of the crime sustained by the victim. This compensation cannot be claimed if the victim was responsible or partially responsible for the crime.

What you'll get

Monetary compensation to victims of violent intentional crimes.


Victims of crime.

How to apply

Fill in and print the online form, sign it and send it with the necessary accompanying documents, to:

Assisting Officer at the Department of Justice,


Market Street,

Floriana FRN 1082


This form cannot be submitted online due to the requirement of an original signature.