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War Pension Scheme and Armed Forces Compensation Scheme

If you receive War Pension Scheme or Armed Forces Compensation Scheme payments and are under the age of 60, you can request a war pension exemption certificate from Veterans UK.

A valid war pension exemption certificate entitles you to:

  • free NHS prescriptions for your accepted disability
  • free NHS wigs and fabric supports if they relate to your accepted disability
  • help with dental treatment, NHS travel costs, sight test, glasses or contact lenses if the treatment is for your accepted disability

How to contact Veterans UK

  • Helpline: 0808 1914 218

  • Address: The Treatment Group, Veterans UK, Ministry of Defence, Norcross, Thornton, Cleveleys FY5 3WP

Find out more about war pension exemption certificates for war pensioners (GOV.UK website).