IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING EXEMPTIONS.
If you feel you dont have to pay for your dental care you must fill in our blue form yourself. You must tick the correct box to show which exemption you are entitled to. This is a legal document which the NHS are checking much more often. If you fill this in wrongly you will receive a fine of at least £100 from NHS
- are under 18 years old*
- are aged 18 and in full-time education
- are pregnant, or have had a baby in the 12 months before your treatment started
- are included in an award for Income Support, income-related Employment and Support Allowance or income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
- are included in an award for Universal Credit, and your net earnings for the most recent assessment period must also be £435 or less (or £935 or less if your Universal Credit includes an element for a child or you have limited capability for work)
- are included in an award for Pension Credit (Guarantee Credit)
- are entitled to, or named on a valid NHS Tax Credit Exemption Certificate (to be entitled to an NHS Tax Credit Exemption Certificate, you must be included in an award of child tax credit, or working tax credit with a disability element (or both), and the annual family income used to calculate your tax credit award was £15,276 or less)
- are named on a valid HC2 certificate for full help with health costs. If you’re named on a valid HC3 or HC3W certificate for partial help, you may be entitled to some help towards the cost of your treatment.
contributions-based Jobseeker’s Allowance paid on its own
contributions-based Employment and Support Allowance paid on its own
Pension Credit (Savings Credit) paid on its own
any other benefit paid on its own and not listed in the table overleaf (such as DisabilityLiving Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, Incapacity Benefit etc.)