Some services can be accessed by anyone, regardless of their immigration status, but will need to be paid for if the person is not exempt from charges or if they do not qualify for full or partial help with health costs under the low income scheme.
These services are:
A person will be exempt if they are:
If none of the exemptions above apply, a person who has a low income may be able to obtain an HC2 certificate through the NHS Low Income Scheme. This would entitle them to full or partial help. A person can apply for an HC2 certificate regardless of their immigration status. If they have no recourse to public funds (NRPF) and are receiving support from a council, charity or voluntary sector organisation, they would need to provide a letter outlining details of any assistance they are receiving.