During the Covid-19 Level 4 lockdown, the Criminal Justice Assistance Reimbursement Scheme will be closed.
Any hearings that had been set down during the period of the lockdown have been adjourned. You will be contacted with new dates in the future, once the lockdown has been lifted.
The Scheme is unable to process any new or existing applications during this period of lockdown, however you may wish to submit new information to the email address on the website.
Thank you for your co-operation.
To apply fill in and send us this form:
If you can’t download the form contact us and we’ll post one to you.
You can send us the form by email or post:
Criminal Justice Assistance Reimbursement Scheme
Private Bag 32001
If there's any information missing from your claim it will delay the process, so make sure you fill out everything and if you have any questions you can contact us
You must provide evidence to support your claim. Include things like:
You’re responsible for providing the proof that there was loss, and that the loss was as a direct result of helping police as a witness.
You can also include letters of support from any social services agencies who have helped you, such as Victim Support.
You can choose a person or an organisation to be your agent or representative. You’re still responsible for anything they do on your behalf. This means it’s important that you choose your representative carefully.
You can stop this person from being your agent or representative at any time. To do this you need to tell us in writing.
You can represent yourself or you can appoint an agent or representative (like a lawyer) to represent you during the process.
Both you and your representative need to fill out this form:
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