The following links also provide important information about eligibility:
- A Guide to Crime Victims’ Compensation in State of Utah
- Frequently Asked Questions
- View/print a PDF of the Claim Application English
- View/print a PDF of the Claim Application Spanish
The agency provides a safety net for individuals who have no other way to pay for costs – including but not limited to medical bills, counseling expenses, burial and funeral costs, and lost wages – resulting from being victims of crime. Family members of crime victims also may be eligible for help.
Applications can be accessed by downloading an application to physically fill out and email to email@example.com or mail to:
The Utah Office for Victims of Crime
350 E. 500 S.
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Please call 801-238-2360 and speak to an advocate for further information or assistance submitting an application.
How Applications are Reviewed
Applications are reviewed in the order that they are received. Processing time is approximately 30 days, but may take as long as 60 days in some situations. In reviewing the investigative report, which UOVC requests directly from the law enforcement agency, UOVC staff must determine if the report is based on a qualifying crime. The following are coverable crimes:
- Aggravated Robbery
- Assault (including Domestic Violence)
- Child Physical or Sexual Abuse
- DUI with Injury or Death
- Elder Abuse
- Home Invasion
- Human Trafficking (Sex or Labor)
- Kidnapping and Unlawful Detention
- Protective Order Violations
- Sex Crimes
- Threats of Violence
- Vehicular Assault or Homicide
- Other crimes not specified here may be eligible for reparations, please contact one of UOVC’s Victim Advocates if you have questions.
- Identity Theft, Property Crimes, and ‘Hit and Runs’ are NOT eligible for reparations.