Filea claim online

The following links also provide important information about eligibility:

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.

Application Process

Applications can be accessed by downloading an application to physically fill out and email to or mail to:

The Utah Office for Victims of Crime
350 E. 500 S.
Suite 200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

Please call 801-238-2360 and speak to an advocate for further information or assistance submitting an application.

English Application
Spanish 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)
  • Bigamy
  • Child Physical or Sexual Abuse
  • DUI with Injury or Death
  • Elder Abuse
  • Home Invasion
  • Homicide
  • Human Trafficking (Sex or Labor)
  • Kidnapping and Unlawful Detention
  • Protective Order Violations
  • Sex Crimes 
  • Stalking 
  • 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. 

UOVC staff determines eligibility based on Utah Code 63M-7-501 and R270 (Crime Victim Reparations, Administration)