Who qualifies for a free home eye test?

If you are housebound or unable to leave the house unaccompanied then you are eligible for a sight test at home.

You are eligible for a FREE NHS sight test if you:

  • are aged 60 or over
  • receive income support, guaranteed pension credit or income based job seekers allowance
  • have a valid HC2 or tax exemption certificate
  • are registered blind or partially sighted
  • suffer from diabetes or glaucoma
  • are aged 40 with a close relative who has glaucoma
  • have been prescribed complex lenses
  • are under 16