Filling in the HC1 form doesn’t automatically entitle you to a HC2 certificate, nor does being a student or apprentice the form is to assess your situation as to whether you might be entitled to help with health costs, this can come in a HC2 certificate, which entitles you to free prescriptions, free dental care and
How do I get a hc2 certificate?
To apply for an HC2 certificate, you should complete form HC1, which is available from Jobcentre Plus offices or most NHS hospitals. Your doctor, dentist or optician may be able to give you one, too. You can also get an HC1 form by calling 0300 123 0849.
Do students get free dental?
Unfortunately most dental care isn’t free, even under the NHS, and there’s no automatic exemption for students. You will be eligible for free dental treatment if one of the following applies to you: You’re under 18. You’re under 19 and in full-time education.
What does hc2 certificate cover?
HC2 certificates (full help with health costs) If you apply to the NHS Low Income Scheme and receive an HC2 certificate for full help with health costs, you’re entitled to: free NHS prescriptions. free NHS dental treatment.
Do 19 year olds pay for prescriptions in full time education?
If you’re in full-time education, NHS prescriptions are automatically free until you turn 19, though you may have to prove your education status. Once you’re 19 or over, you need to fill in an HC1 form and get a certificate which entitles you to reduced costs on certain NHS services, based on your income.