Commission for the Compensation of Victims of Spoliation
Resulting from the Anti-Semitic Legislation in Force during the Occupation


New attributions for the CIVS
- 17/12/18

A decree of 1 October modified the assignen of the CIVS, conferring on it new prerogatives for stolen works of art.

Report CIVS 2017
- 22/11/18

The 2017 activity report has just been published.

The Senate conductes a review of the action of the CIVS
- 24/08/18

On June 6, Senator Marc Laménie presented on behalf of the Senate Finance Committee an information report on the review of 20 years of acitvity of CIVS.


The questionnaire for opening a file accompanied by the power of attorney and the proxy form.


The CIVS is open from Mondy to Friday, 10:00am to 12:00pm and 2:30pm to 4:30pm.
+ 33 1 42 75 68 32
20, avenue de Ségur -TSA 20718 6 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07 FRANCE


What does the CIVS do ?

The CIVS provides the Prime Minister with the means to provide compensation for the material and financial spoliations that took place in France during the Occupation.

Are bank-related spoliations compensated ?

Bank-related compensation is governed by the Washington Agreement, signed between the French and American governments on 18 January 2001.

How do I submit a claim ?

Claimants must complete a questionnaire, available on this website, stating the name of the victim and the nature of the spoliation that took place.