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Apply for support application form

Here, you can fill out and submit our application form to apply for support from Blind Veterans UK. You can also upload and send us the required documents.

If you do not have access to the required documents right now, you can still submit your form and send us the documents by post later, or we can request them for you.

If you have any questions, call our support team on 0800 389 7979.

Quick tip — If you can't complete and send this application form right now, you can come back to it and restart where you left off, but only if you use the same device and browser and don’t clear your cookies.

Please note: If you are looking to apply for a role at Blind Veterans UK please visit our jobs area.

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  3. 3. Step 3
  4. 4. Step 4
  5. 5. Step 5

Step 1

Applicant's name

To match the details on your service record

Applicant's representative

Are you the applicant?

Step 2

Applicant's details

Date of birth Format DD-MM-YYYY
Address Enter your postcode and click find address to search, then select your address from the list provided
For the best results, enter your house number and postcode

Step 3

Service details

Where did you serve in?
Date enlisted (Optional) Format DD-MM-YYYY
Date discharged (Optional) Format DD-MM-YYYY
Do you receive a pension for sight loss? (Optional)

Step 4

Medical details

To assess whether you meet Blind Veterans UK’s sight loss criteria, we will request up-to-date ophthalmic information from your eye hospital or optician. Please submit the details of your eye hospital or optician below, depending on where you most recently had an eye test. If you have not had your eyes tested within the last year, please have an eye test before submitting your application to Blind Veterans UK.
Date of last eye test (Optional) Format DD-MM-YYYY
Eye test location
Do you have a certificate of vision impairment (CVI)?

Step 5


Fair processing notice

Blind Veterans UK, as a data controller, will use the personal data you agree to provide to process your application and decide whether you are eligible to become a beneficiary of the charity. We will make this decision based on your military service and health information (for example, your vision impairment). We need information about your health to provide and manage appropriate health and social care for you if you become a beneficiary.

By signing this form, you consent to Blind Veterans UK sharing your information and legally processing your personal and health data for the purposes of this application.

We will only share this data with appropriate staff, the relevant military service records office and your eye specialist(s) for the reasons mentioned above. For further details on how we process and retain your data, and to understand your rights, please see our detailed privacy policy (beneficiaries and tenants version).

If you’d like to ask us any questions or discuss how we process your information regarding your application, please call us 0800 389 7979, email or use the contact us details in the beneficiaries and tenants version of our privacy policy.

How would you like to sign this form?
Date Format DD-MM-YYYY
How did you hear about Blind Veterans UK? (Optional)Please select one or more

Please note that once you hit submit, your form will download automatically as a PDF for your records.