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There are two deadlines in the VCF’s claim filing process: a Claim Filing Deadline and a Registration Deadline. It is important to distinguish between the two and be aware of which applies to your individual circumstances.

We have comprehensive information about each deadline, as well as details about when to register, and when to file a claim.


You might have mail. Although the VCF is not currently able to mail hardcopy letters, we will continue to generate letters on a daily basis, and electronic copies of each letter will be uploaded to online claims daily. You can view all correspondence on your claim online through the claims system. If you do not have online access to your claim, please call the VCF Helpline, or contact your attorney (if you are working with one).



Outreach Materials

If your organization would like to provide members with general information about the VCF, the documents below are useful resources, in addition to directing them to our website:

If you would like a VCF Representative to attend one of your meetings, please contact our Helpline at 1-855-885-1555 so that your request can be forwarded to our Outreach team. For additional resources, please visit the Forms and Resources page, or the FAQ page on our website.



The VCF attends community events throughout the year in support of increasing awareness and education of the Fund, how it works, and who can apply. This section is regularly updated as events are scheduled.


9/11 Resources*

The following organizations work closely with the VCF to support victims and claimants affected by the events of September 11th:

* Note: The content of external links to non-Federal Agency websites is not endorsed by the Federal Government and is not subject to Federal information quality, privacy, security, and related guidelines.