Apply for a maternity exemption
Use this service to apply for maternity exemption certificates on behalf of new or expectant mothers.
A maternity exemption certificate entitles the mother to free prescriptions:
- while pregnant
- for 12 months after the birth of the child
You'll need the mother's:
- date of birth
- NHS number
- due or birth date of their child
- email or postal address
I do not have an account
I'm pregnant or have had a baby within the last 12 months
To get a maternity exemption certificate contact your midwife, doctor or health visitor.