What benefits am I entitled to as a blind or partially sighted person?

There are a number of benefits and concessions that you may be entitled to if you are blind or partially sighted, whether you are of working age or older, in work or out of work. You will need to make a claim for each of these benefits, as you will not automatically receive any of them.

Some of these benefits are meant to help people with the extra costs of a disability such as sight loss, and there are some differences in what you can claim depending on where you live in the UK.

See the separate entries on different benefits for more information, including:

If you would like to check which benefits you are entitled to, you can use our benefits calculator or contact our Helpline to speak to one of our advisers on:

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