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Document Can I still use my Medical exemption certificate if I don't / no longer have the medical condition which entitled me to it?

Yes, if you were correctly diagnosed but no longer have the condition that originally entitled you to your Medical exemption certificate, you can carry on using your current one until it expires but you need to contact us so that we can note your record.

The exception to this is if you were misdiagnosed and never had the qualifying medical condition. If this was the case, you need to return the certificate to us with a covering letter explaining the situation. You also need to contact us so that we can note your record.


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