We're responsible for issuing and administering exemption certificates for:
- people with certain medical conditions (medical exemption certificates)
- pregnant women and those who have had a baby in the last 12 months (maternity exemption certificates)
- people who receive certain tax credits and have a low household income (NHS tax credit exemption certificates)
- people who apply to the NHS Low Income Scheme, including students and pensioners (HC2 certificates for full help with health costs and HC3 certificates for limited help with health costs)
If you're not currently entitled to an exemption certificate
You could save money with a prescription prepayment certificate.