Armed Forces Injury Compensation

You can claim compensation if you were injured or got an illness while serving in the armed forces (including the reserve forces). 

Compensation may include:  

  • a lump sum  
  • regular payments  

What you can claim for 

You can claim compensation for any injury or illness that happened as a result of your service, including physical and mental conditions. 

You can also claim:  

  • if you were injured during a service-related activity, for example a training exercise  
  • for conditions you had before service if you feel your service made them worse  

If you are a victim of crime while serving abroad  

Find out if you qualify for the Criminal Injuries Compensation (Overseas) scheme if you were the victim of a violent crime while serving abroad.