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Document What documents can I show to prove I'm entitled to free NHS dental treatment?

The following documents could be used as proof of exemption:
 
Reason you are exempt
Evidence
You get, or are included in the award of someone getting, Income Support
Income Support award letter
You get, or are included in the award of someone getting, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
Pension Credit award letter
You get, or are included in the award of someone getting, Income based Jobseekers Allowance (JSA)
Jobseekers Allowance award letter
You get, or are included in the award of someone getting, Income Related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
Employment and Support Allowance award letter
You get, or are included in the award of someone getting, Universal Credit and meet the additional criteria

Your most recent Universal Credit statement covering the assessment period prior to the start of your Course of Treatment


or


A screenshot of your Universal Credit online account showing your take home pay for the assessment period prior to the start of your Course of Treatment
(this can be found by clicking on the option 'See details of Universal Credit payment' this will lead to the statement and your take home pay will be visible).

 
You are entitled to, or named on a valid Tax Credit Exemption certificate
Tax Credit Exemption certificate or Tax Credit award notice
You are under 18 years old
Birth certificate, passport or medical card
You're 18 years old and in full-time education

Child benefit award letter, or birth certificate / passport / medical card and a letter from your school / college confirming you're a full-time student
 
You are 19 years old and included in an award entitling your parent / guardian
Your parent / guardian’s Tax Credit award notice that includes you as a child dependant and shows an income level of £15,276 or less, or;
Your parent / guardian’s qualifying benefit award letter that includes you as a child dependant, or;
Your parent / guardian’s Universal Credit statement that includes payment for a dependant and and proof you are a full time studentand proof you are a full time student
You are pregnant or have had a baby in the last 12 months
MATB1 form or child’s birth certificate (if you don't have a MATB1 yet, a letter from your Doctor / Midwife confirming the pregnancy)
You are named on a valid HC2 certificate
HC2 certificate

It is your responsibility to ensure you are exempt if claiming free NHS dental treatment. If your dental practice is ever dissatisfied with the evidence you show them, they should mark the form as ‘Evidence not seen’.



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