Requesting a medical letter, report or certificate

We can provide a number of letters, reports and certificates for our registered patients. Some services are free through the NHS. For non-NHS services, we charge a fee. See the Non-NHS services to see the fees we charge.

Services we provide

NHS services

In accordance with the BMA guidance, we provide and do not charge a fee for the following certificates and any others that we have a duty to provide under our responsibilities as your NHS GP:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Debt and mental health form
  • Coroners' post-mortem
  • Council tax exemptions
  • Death certificates
  • Stillbirth certificates
  • Notification of infectious diseases
  • Paternity tests
  • Professional evidence in court
  • To establish unfitness for jury service
  • Statutory certificates for the Department of Work and Pensions

How to make a request

To make a request, please book a digital appointment with a GP.

We aim to process requests within 30 days. In some cases it may take longer. This is usually where we have large reports to complete or we need to gather more information.

 

Non-NHS services

In line with the British Medical Association guidance, we charge for the completion of some non-NHS medical reports, letters, and certificates. Typically these requests come from insurance companies, employers, or from our patients directly and include the types of letters, reports and certificates that are not funded by the government. This work does not form part of our NHS contract and as such, we charge for these services to cover the cost of the administrative and clinical time required to complete them. 

Please note that our clinicians will only sign a certificate, letter or report which they believe to be factually true.

A detailed table of reports and letters that we provide is outlined below, although this is not exhaustive. Our prices are reviewed regularly against British Medical Association Guidance.

Category

Report Type

Price

To Whom It May Concern Letter

Straightforward certificates of fact

£18.00

Fitness for gym

Student unfit to take exam

Confirmation of address

Private Certificates/Claim Forms

Accident or sickness insurance certificate - short certificate of

incapacity without examination for patient to claim under

accident, sickness insurance and holiday cancellation insurance claim

£45.00

Freedom from infection certificate, eg for school, travel or employment

Validation of private medical insurance (PMI) claim form,

to support a claim for benefit in connection

with private medical insurance, or completion of

a pre-treatment form

School fees and holiday insurance certificates

Fitness for travel

£45.00

Holiday cancellation insurance claim

Vaccination certificate

Fitness for travel examination & report

£133.00
Detailed Medical Report Written report without examination, providing a detailed opinion and statement on the condition of the patient £133.00
Proforma Reports Employment related ones (Army, Police) £65.00
Shotgun Licence £65.00
Report on a pro forma, no examination (eg 20 minutes) £89.50
HGV and Taxi Medicals DVLA full medical £120.00
DVLA certificate only £35.00
DWP/Government Forms Housing report £0.00
DS1500 (factual report in connection with UC/ESA/PIP/DLA/AA for terminally ill people) £0.00
PIP (factual report in connection with personal independence payment) £33.50
Sure Start Maternity Grant £0.00
Blue badge/Freedom pass Blue badge report £30.00
Blue badge report and examination £90.00

 

How to make a request

1. Fill in our online contact form.

Select the service you need and send us any information we need to complete your request.

2. Pay online (non-NHS services only).

Our team will send you a payment link via email. Click on this link and enter your details to pay online. Once we’ve received your payment, our team will process your request.

As this work is not a contractual obligation and we must prioritise delivery of our NHS care, it may take up to 30 days from the date of payment being received for a report/letter/certificate to be completed and returned.

 

Services we don’t provide

We reserve the right to not complete some non-NHS reports/certificates/forms. When you submit a request for a report/certificate/form to be completed and it is not something we can provide for you, a member of the support team will be in touch to let you know. There are a few services that we are unfortunately unable to provide including:

  • Scuba diving forms
  • Acting as a referee for a passport application

 

If you have any questions, please message our support team.

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