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Document Will my Direct Debit (DD) Prescription Prepayment Certificate (PPC) automatically renew?

In most cases, if you have a Prescription Prepayment Certificate (PPC) by Direct Debit (DD) then it will automatically renew during the final month of your existing PPC and you'll be informed of this by either email or post.

Although this list is not exhaustive, these are some scenarios where a PPC wouldn't normally be auto renewed:
  • You are turning 60 years old within 9 months of the current certificate expiring
  • The DD is being paid from a 3rd party account
  • There's an outstanding balance for the current PPC
  • There's been a missed payment at some point during your DD
  • You paid off your remaining DD balance using a card
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