If you are a victim of an act of terrorism recognised by the Belgian federal government, the Law of 18 July 2017 on the creation of a national solidarity scheme [1] allows you to apply for financial assistance.

There are three victim statuses:

  • direct victims,
  • entitled persons and
  • indirect victims.

Your rights are different depending on your status.

For further information about these 3 categories and your rights, please contact the Committee for Financial Assistance to Victims of Deliberate Acts of Violence and to Occasional Rescue Workers. You will also find information on the Social Security website (in French, Dutch and German).


[1] Loi du 18 juillet 2017 relative à la création du statut de solidarité nationale, à l'octroi d'une pension de dédommagement et au remboursement des soins médicaux à la suite d'actes de terrorisme / Wet van 18 juli 2017 betreffende de oprichting van het statuut van nationale solidariteit, de toekenning van een herstelpensioen en de terugbetaling van medische zorg ingevolge daden van terrorisme


Contact information

Tour du Midi/Zuidertoren, 22nd Floor  -  1060 Brussels
02/558 60 15


  • For further information about the medical examination, please contact Medex
02/524 91 91 (Monday to Friday from 8.30 a.m. to 12 a.m. and from 1.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.)