International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program (ITVERP)


December 19, 2018

Overview

The International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program (ITVERP) reimburses eligible victims of designated acts of international terrorism that occur outside of the United States for expenses associated with that victimization. You can seek reimbursement for eligible victims of international terrorism for expenses associated directly with that victimization. Such expenses include the following:

  • Medical (including dental and rehabilitation)
  • Mental health care
  • Property loss, repair, replacement
  • Funeral and burial
  • Miscellaneous expenses (such as temporary lodging, local transportation, telephone costs, emergency travel)

Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit, you must be a U.S. national or a U.S. government officer/employee. The individual victim must have suffered "direct physical or emotional injury or death as a result of an act of international terrorism occurring on or after October 23, 1983, with respect to which an investigation or prosecution was ongoing or was commenced after April 24, 1996". If the victim is a minor, incompetent, incapacitated, or is killed, a family member or legally designated representative of the victim may receive expense reimbursement on behalf of the victim. In addition to the victim, claimants may include the following:

  • Spouse of the victim
  • Parents of the victim
  • Children of the victim
  • Siblings of the victim
  • Legally designated victim representative.

Application Details

To apply for this program, visit the ITVERP homepage for an application and detailed instructions.

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