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. 

See also

For further information