These materials describe the International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program (ITVERP), general program requirements, program implementation efforts, and the steps to apply for this reimbursement.
Forms & Checklists
You will need the following forms and instructions to prepare your application.
- ITVERP Application (OMB Number 1121-0309; form expires 3/31/2021.)
- Supplemental Sheet (OMB Number 1121-0309; form expires 3/31/2021.)
- ITVERP Application Checklist
- ITVERP HIPAA Release
- Sample Property Loss Affidavit
- Automated Clearinghouse Form (For direct deposit of payment of a claim.)
- Authorization for Legal Representative Affidavit
- Third Party Payer Authorization
- ITVERP Final Regulations (Federal Register Volume 71, Issue 172; September 6, 2006).
- ITVERP Final Rule (Federal Register Volume 76, Issue 69; April 11, 2011).
Reports to Congress
- 2019 – Reporting Period October 2018 – September 2019
- 2018 – Reporting Period October 2017 – September 2018
- 2017 – Reporting Period October 2016 – September 2017
- 2016 – Reporting Period October 2015 – September 2016
- 2015 – Reporting Period October 2014 – September 2015
- 2014 – Reporting Period October 2013 – September 2014
- 2013 – Reporting Period October 2012 – September 2013
- 2012 – Reporting Period September 2011 – September 2012
- 2011 – Reporting Period September 2010 – August 2011
- 2010 – Reporting Period September 2009 – August 2010
- 2009 – Reporting Period September 2008 – August 2009
- 2009 Report to Congress (Reporting Period: September 2007 – August 2008)
- 2008 Report to Congress (Reporting Period: October 2006 – August 2007)
These resources and programs from OVC and partner agencies may be of assistance to you.
Office of Overseas Citizens Services
Office of Overseas Citizens Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State.
Assists American citizens who become victims of crime while traveling, working, or residing abroad. Consular duty personnel are available for emergency assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at embassies, consulates, and consular agencies overseas and in Washington, D.C.
Contact information for U.S. Embassies and Consulates overseas can be found at www.usembassy.gov.
Federal Bureau of Investigation: Victim Services Division
Victim Services Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice.
Manages the FBI’s operational victim assistance response to terrorist attacks outside the United States, criminal transportation disasters, and other mass casualty crimes.
Office of Justice for Victims of Overseas Terrorism
Office of Justice for Victims of Overseas Terrorism, National Security Division, U.S. Department of Justice.
Responsible for ensuring that the investigation and prosecution of a terrorist attack remains a high priority within the Department of Justice and providing information and support to victims and their families during the criminal justice process.
More information on the office, responsibilities, and assistance to victims can be found in the Assistance for U.S. Victims of Overseas Terrorism and Their Families brochure.
Disaster Distress Helpline
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365 days a year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
Call or text 800–985–5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
United Nations Victims of Terrorism Support Portal
The Support Portal is dedicated to and highlights the importance of those individuals across the globe who have been attacked, injured, traumatized, or lost their lives during terrorist attacks.
National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center
The National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center serves to achieve a social understanding of mass violence upon which civic leaders, mental health professionals, journalists, policymakers, and victim assistance professionals can rely. The vision of the Center is to provide communities access to evidence-based information and resources needed to prepare for and respond to mass violence incidents successfully.
National Organization of Parents Of Murdered Children
The National Organization of Parents Of Murdered Children (POMC) is a national self-help organization for the families and friends of children who have been murdered. POMC provide the ongoing emotional support and promotes healthy grief resolution that parents and other survivors need to build a "new life" after experiencing a child’s murder.
Call the POMC hotline at 888–818–POMC (888–818–7662).
The Dougy Center
The Dougy Center focuses on grief support groups for children and teens, from 3 to 18 years old, and their families who are grieving the death of a parent, sibling, or friend. Through the Center’s website, you can access a database of centers throughout the country that provide grief support and services. The Center also provides educational materials about children and grief.
This OVC-funded service offers confidential assistance to victims of crime. Trained specialists are available to help you locate services in your area, including mental health counseling, legal services, and more. VictimConnect employs both English and Spanish-speaking victim assistance specialists.
Call or text VictimConnect at 855–4VICTIM (855–484–2846) or chat online.
Additional Information and Resources
Find additional information and resources on OVC's Help for Victims website.