WHAT IS A HC2 CERTIFICATE?
These certificates are for people on a low income, people seeking asylum get these issued to them, or they can apply themselves if they don’t receive from asylum support.
To get a HC2 certificate, first you have to fill in a HC1 form.
You have to update it EVERY 6 MONTHS / 1 YEAR, look at the expiry date.
With a HC2 certificate you can get these for FREE:
NHS dentist visits
new glasses or contact lenses
repairing or replacing glasses or contact lenses
NHS fabric supports – things like surgical bras, support tights and spinal supports
travel for NHS treatment
16/17/18 years old and in full-time education?
Do you have a child under 12 months old?
Then you DON’T need a HC1 form. You ALREADY get these for free.
More information about healthcare on our site: https://www.baobabwomensproject.net/health-and-wellbeing
Full details about HC2 eligibility: https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/sites/default/files/2018-07/HC11%20%28V9%29%2006.2018.pdf