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Find out if you're entitled to free NHS prescriptions, NHS dental treatment and help with other NHS costs using our eligibility checker.

It usually takes 3 minutes to check.

If you claim free NHS prescriptions or NHS dental treatment when you're not entitled, you could face a £100 penalty charge. Even if it's by mistake.

You're entitled to free NHS prescriptions if you:

You're entitled to free NHS dental treatment if you're:

Check if your existing exemption certificate is still valid

You could already be entitled to free NHS prescriptions if you have a valid exemption certificate.

Find out if your exemption certificate:

  • entitles you to free NHS prescriptions
  • is due to expire soon

Check your existing certificate

NHS Hormone Replacement Therapy Prescription Prepayment Certificate (HRT PPC)

If you have paid for a HRT PPC you can get certain NHS prescribed HRT medicines for free. It does not cover all HRT medicines or other NHS prescriptions.

Find out more about HRT PPCs.

You cannot use this service to check if you have a valid HRT PPC. Contact us if you would like to check this.