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Automatic entitlement to help with help costs stops when you turn 19. You might still be entitled to help if your parent or guardian:

You might need to show evidence when claiming help with health costs. This can be:

  • your parent or guardian's Tax Credit award notice that includes you as a child dependant and shows their income is not more than £15,276, or
     
  • your parent or guardian's qualifying benefit award letter and their Tax Credit award notice that includes you as a child dependant, or
     
  • your parent or guardian's Universal Credit statement that includes payment for a dependant and proof you are a full-time student.

If you’re not covered by a benefit or exemption, you can apply for help through the NHS Low Income Scheme by completing a HC1 application

Check what help you could get to pay for NHS costs and apply online.