The Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) pays for access to NHS healthcare services but does not cover individual treatement costs including:

  • prescriptions
  • dental treatment
  • sight tests.

You must pay for these NHS health costs unless you're exempt for other reasons.

What entitles me to free NHS prescriptions?

What entitles me to free NHS dental treatment?

What entitles me to a free NHS sight test?

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