What is the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS)?

The Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) pays compensation for injury, illness, or death attributable to Service that occurred on or after 06 April 2005.

Under the AFCS, an individual can make multiple claims, both in-Service and post-Service.

The AFCS replaced the War Pension Scheme (WPS) and the the attributable elements of the Armed Forces and Reserve Forces Pensions Scheme.


FOI 2018/08416 dated July 2018.


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