Pensions / Compensation
Administered by the Service Personnel and Veterans Agency
War Pensions Scheme
The War Pensions Scheme is for ex-Service personnel whose injuries, wounds and illnesses arose prior to 6 April 2005.
This scheme also covers War Widows and Widowers Pensions.
Armed Forces Compensation Scheme
The Armed Forces Compensation Scheme is for Serving personnel and ex-Service personnel whose injuries, wounds and illnesses arose on or after 6 April 2005
Please note that in some cases, claims may be considered under both schemes due to injuries, wounds and illnesses arising both before and after 6 April 2005.
If you have any questions about your eligibility do not hesitate to contact the
Service Personnel and Veterans Agency.