CICA - Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

Alexander Bain House
Atlantic Quay
15 York Street
G2 8JQ

Tel: 0300 003 3601


The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) is responsible for administering the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme throughout England, Scotland and Wales. They pay compensation to eligible applicants who have been the victim of a violent crime.

There are 25 levels of compensation for injuries. Also, if you qualify for lost earnings and/or special expenses, they can pay additional compensation. There are two main types of compensation – personal and fatal injury awards.

CICA aim to provide an efficient and fair service to blameless victims of violent crime.

Last updated on 07/07/2015

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