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You may be entitled for a free NHS sight test and an optical voucher (for glasses) if you are:

You can be eligible for a free NHS sight test and an optical voucher if you are:

Proof required

Aged 16, 17 or 18 and in full time education, Over 60, considered to be at risk of Glaucoma or having family history of it, Diabetic / Glaucoma PatientsAged 16, 17 or 18 and in full time education, Over 60, considered to be at risk of Glaucoma or having family history of it, Diabetic / Glaucoma Patients

Proof of your date of birth, such as your birth certificate or passport, and proof that you are a full-time student.
Aged under 16
Show your NHS medical card, current Child Benefit award notice, passport, birth certificate.
Receiving Income Support or your partner is receiving Income Support
An entitlement letter from your Jobcentre Plus office.
Receiving Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Employment-Support Allowance or your partners receiving this benefit
An entitlement letter from your Jobcentre Plus office.
Receiving Pension Credit Guarantee Credit, or your partner is receiving this benefit
Receiving Pension Credit Guarantee Credit, or your partner is receiving this benefit.
Receiving tax credits and meeting the qualifying conditions. Or your partner receives tax credits and meets the qualifying conditions
An NHS certificate HC2 for full help with health costs.
Named on a valid HC3 certificate
The cost may be reduced if you are named on an NHS certificate HC3 for partial help with health costs.