eligibility

You may qualify for a free NHS Home eye test if you are unable to visit an optician unaccompanied due to physical or mental disability and are any of the following:
  • aged 60 or over
  • registered blind or partially sighted
  • diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
  • considered to be at risk of glaucoma, as advised by an optician
  • aged 40 or over and your mother, father, brother, sister, son or daughter has been diagnosed with glaucoma
  • receiving benefit (Income Support, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance or Pension Credit Guarantee Credit)
  • entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • on a low income and named on a valid HC2 (full help) or HC3 (partial help) certificate
  • eligible for an NHS Complex Lens Voucher (our optician will advise on the entitlement)

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